Foundations of Colloid Science, Volume 2
While Volume I stands as an essentially complete advanced textbook of colloidal science, Volume II extends the material to include important new areas, and develops some of the topics in much greater depth. An introductory chapter on the theory of liquids describes the concept of correlation
functions and the use of Fourier transforms to analyse the scattering of light and neutrons by colloidal systems. Absorption is given detailed coverage and a chapter on electrokinetics introduces a new approach to time-dependent processes in the double layer. The principles of double layer theory
are also used to review the behavior of thin films and emulsions. A final chapter on the rheology of colloidal suspensions calls on many of the concepts developed earlier to bring some cohesion to this important and rapidly developing field.
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Contents of Volume I ix
ADSORPTION FROM SOLUTION
THE ELECTROKINETIC EFFECTS
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adsorbed adsorption applied approach approximation assumed average becomes behaviour bulk calculated Chapter charge Chem Colloid interface Sci colloidal component concentration constant correlation corresponding density depends described determined developed direction discussed dispersion distance double layer droplets effect electrical electrokinetic electrolyte emulsion energy equation equilibrium estimate et al example Exercise experimental expression factor field film flow fluid force fraction function given gives groups important increases interaction interface involved ions limit liquid material measured microemulsion molecules Note observed obtained occur pair parameters particles phase positive possible potential present pressure problem procedure range reduces referred region result scattering Section separation shear rate shown solution specific spheres stability stress structure surface surface charge surface tension suspension theory thin usually values viscosity volume zero