## Foundations of Colloid Science, Volume 1Liquid suspension systems are the basic ingredients of paints, detergents, biological cells, and countless other systems of scientific and technological importance. This book presents the fundamental physical and chemical concepts necessary to the understanding of these systems and of colloid science in general. New ideas are introduced carefully and formulae are developed in full, with exercises to help the reader throughout. The frequent references to the many applications of colloid science will be especially helpful to beginning research scientists and people in industry, medicine and agriculture who often find their training in this area inadequate. Integrating developments from the time of colloid science's infancy 40 years ago to its present state as a rigorous discipline, this intelligently assembled work elucidates a remarkable range of concepts, techniques, and behaviors. |

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1 Surface tension and surface free energy 5.2.2 Molecular origins of surface

tension 5.2.3 Pressure differences across curved surfaces — the

system ...

1 Surface tension and surface free energy 5.2.2 Molecular origins of surface

tension 5.2.3 Pressure differences across curved surfaces — the

**Young**-**Laplace****equation**5.3 Thermodynamics of surfaces 5.3.1 Mechanical work done by asystem ...

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For the experiment quoted above p'/p° = 4.2 and from the Kelvin equation (i.e.

setting eqn (5.8.11) to zero): 2yV" ... 5.9 Limits of applicability of the Kelvin and

of ...

For the experiment quoted above p'/p° = 4.2 and from the Kelvin equation (i.e.

setting eqn (5.8.11) to zero): 2yV" ... 5.9 Limits of applicability of the Kelvin and

**Young**-**Laplace equations**It is apparent from the previous discussion that manyof ...

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assumptions, used in the derivation or application of both equations, may break

down at very small radii. These are: (a) that the liquid is incompressible (Melrose

1966); (b) that higher-order terms in the

assumptions, used in the derivation or application of both equations, may break

down at very small radii. These are: (a) that the liquid is incompressible (Melrose

1966); (b) that higher-order terms in the

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### Contents

CHARACTERIZATION OF COLLOIDAL | 1 |

BEHAVIOUR OF COLLOIDAL DISPERSIONS | 49 |

Electrical charge and colloid stability | 89 |

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