## 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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The gravitational settling by a particle of

would be only about 2 um. For colloidal particles, then, gravitational settling is of

limited use except for very dense particles. Apart from the interference of ...

The gravitational settling by a particle of

**density**2 x 103 kg m-3 in the same timewould be only about 2 um. For colloidal particles, then, gravitational settling is of

limited use except for very dense particles. Apart from the interference of ...

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We will discuss the

purposes, it is sufficient to note that these considerations imply a linear

relationship between P(r, t) and E(r, t). The instantaneous dipole p induced by the

field will ...

We will discuss the

**density**dependence of this relationship later. For our presentpurposes, it is sufficient to note that these considerations imply a linear

relationship between P(r, t) and E(r, t). The instantaneous dipole p induced by the

field will ...

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Estimate the total pore volume by integrating under an appropriate curve and

compare this with the value obtained from the mass/

the cohesive force 9> between two rigid, contacting particles of radius R' = l\im, ...

Estimate the total pore volume by integrating under an appropriate curve and

compare this with the value obtained from the mass/

**density**data. 5.7.4 Calculatethe cohesive force 9> between two rigid, contacting particles of radius R' = l\im, ...

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### Contents

CHARACTERIZATION OF COLLOIDAL | 1 |

BEHAVIOUR OF COLLOIDAL DISPERSIONS | 49 |

Electrical charge and colloid stability | 89 |

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