## 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 forty 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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2 ) i = 1 = 1 where V7 ( R ) is the interaction energy of

by distance Rij in the absence of any other

derived from second - order quantum perturbation theory , Appendix A1 ) ( 4 .

2 ) i = 1 = 1 where V7 ( R ) is the interaction energy of

**molecules**i and j separatedby distance Rij in the absence of any other

**molecules**. For van der Waals forces (derived from second - order quantum perturbation theory , Appendix A1 ) ( 4 .

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5 Theta - point of polymer

special importance in polymer solution thermodynamics . It is closely analogous

to the Boyle point for real gases ( Flory 1953 ) . An ideal gas , which notionally ...

5 Theta - point of polymer

**molecules**The A - point of polymer**molecules**is ofspecial importance in polymer solution thermodynamics . It is closely analogous

to the Boyle point for real gases ( Flory 1953 ) . An ideal gas , which notionally ...

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where pa and pare the instantaneous dipole moments of

defined in eqn ( A1 . ... 7 ) for Vint the general solution of Schrödinger ' s equation

for the two -

where pa and pare the instantaneous dipole moments of

**molecules**A and B asdefined in eqn ( A1 . ... 7 ) for Vint the general solution of Schrödinger ' s equation

for the two -

**molecule**system is intractable and we must resort to perturbation ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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### Contents

CHARACTERIZATION OF COLLOIDAL | 1 |

BEHAVIOUR OF COLLOIDAL DISPERSIONS | 52 |

PARTICLE SIZE AND SHAPE | 106 |

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Foundations of Colloid Science, Volume 1 Robert J. Hunter,Lee R. White,Derek Y. C. Chan Snippet view - 1987 |

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