Dictionary of Colloid and Interface Science includes more than 300 terms, with tables, references, and a biographical section that puts important developments in colloid and interface science into historical perspective. This dictionary is appropriate for professionals and students alike, and proves itself to be a ready reference for navigating the colloidal and interfacial literature.
A valuable working resource for chemists and chemical engineers, Dictionary of Colloid and Interface Science contains:
∗ Concise definitions of key terms in colloid and interface science and their synonyms, abbreviations, and acronyms
∗ Key equations and constants
∗ Important named colloids and phenomena
∗ Profiles of over 60 major names in colloid and interface science
Dictionary of Terms.
Table 1: Classifications for Atmospheric Aerosols of Liquid Droplets.
Table 2: Types of Colloidal Dispersion.
Table 3: Particle Size Classifications Extending Upwards from the Classical Colloidal Domain.
Table 4: Glossary of Viscosities.
Table 5: Equations for Predicting Viscosities of Dispersions.
Table 6: Equations for Predicting Conductivities of Dispersions.
Table 7: Equations for Predicting Relative Permittivities of Dispersions.
Table 8: Equations for Predicting Surface and Interfacial Tensions.
Table 9: Some Surface Techniques and Their Acronyms.
Table 10: Some Approximate Values of Shear Rate Appropriate to Various Processes.
Table 11: Some Descriptions Appropriate to Different Yield Stresses.
Table 12: Equations for Predicting Critical Micelle Concentrations.
Table 13: Index of Famous Names in Colloid and Interface Science.
Table 14: Some Units and Symbols in Colloid and Interface Science.
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