An updated guide to the interaction between solids, liquids, and gases and their application to numerous everyday processes
The revised and updated second edition of Applied Colloid and Surface Chemistry offers a comprehensive introduction to this interdisciplinary field that takes a practical approach and includes information on applications drawn from a wide range of industries. The easy-to-follow text contains new content that focuses on applications such as the prevention of propeller cavitation, industrial explosives, PFAS contamination, and bubble column evaporators.
With contributions from noted experts on the topic, the book contains keynote sections written by practicing industrial research scientists, who highlight real-world industrial examples. These examples range from water treatment through to soil management as well as examples from the coatings and photographic industries. Designed as an accessible resource, the book separates the more demanding mathematical derivations from the main text. The text features approachable, structured chapters, learning objectives, tutorial questions with answers, and explanatory notes. This important book:
- Offers a combination of physicochemical background, industrial, and everyday applications and experiments
- Underlines the importance of colloidal sciences in science and industry
- Presents real-world industrial applications
- Includes tried and tested laboratory experiments
Written for students of chemistry, materials science, and engineering, Applied Colloid and Surface Chemistry, Second Edition offers an updated guide to soft matter presenting the bridge between science, with proven laboratory experiments, and real-world industrial applications.