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Colloidal Suspension Rheology

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Part of Cambridge Series in Chemical Engineering

  • Date Published: January 2012
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521515993

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  • Colloidal suspensions are encountered in a multitude of natural, biological and industrially relevant products and processes. Understanding what affects the flow behavior, or rheology, of colloid particles, and how these suspensions can be manipulated, is important for successful formulation of products such as paint, polymers, foods and pharmaceuticals. This book is the first devoted to the study of colloidal rheology in all its aspects. With material presented in an introductory manner, and complex mathematical derivations kept to a minimum, the reader will gain a strong grasp of the basic principles of colloid science and rheology. Beginning with purely hydrodynamic effects, the contributions of Brownian motion and interparticle forces are covered, before the reader is guided through specific problem areas, such as thixotropy and shear thickening; special classes of colloid suspensions are also treated. An essential guide for academic and industrial researchers, this book is also ideal for graduate course use.

    • Develops a fundamental understanding of colloidal suspension rheology from principles of colloid science and rheology
    • Presents a systematic overview of the various mechanisms that govern the flow behaviour of dispersions and focuses on formulation strategies that can be applied to real life materials
    • Includes examples of landmark experimental data and provides a guide for further learning, research and development
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    "...will help readers to gain a foothold in the basics of colloid science and rheology...The book should be a useful guide for academic and industrial researchers, as well as for graduate-level chemical engineering students." - CEP, April 2012

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    • Date Published: January 2012
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521515993
    • length: 416 pages
    • dimensions: 244 x 170 x 24 mm
    • weight: 0.86kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction to colloid science and rheology
    2. Hydrodynamic effects
    3. Brownian hard spheres
    4. Stable colloidal suspensions
    5. Non-spherical particles
    6. Weakly flocculated suspensions
    7. Thixotropy
    8. Shear thickening
    9. Rheometry of suspensions
    10. Suspensions in viscoelastic media
    11. Advanced topics.

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    Colloidal Suspension Rheology

    Jan Mewis, Norman J. Wagner

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    Jan Mewis, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Jan Mewis is Emeritus Professor of the Chemical Engineering Department at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. He has lectured all over the world and has written over 200 publications on colloid science and rheology. He received the Gold Medal of the British Society of Rheology and the Bingham Medal of The Society of Rheology (USA).

    Norman J. Wagner, University of Delaware
    Norman J. Wagner is a named Professor at the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Delaware. He has received several awards for his research developments, has co-authored over 180 scientific publications and patents, and is on the editorial boards of five international journals.

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