Encyclopedia of Colloid and Interface Science (Encyclopedia of Colloid and Interface Science 2013)

Encyclopedia of Colloid and Interface Science (Encyclopedia of Colloid and Interface Science 2013)

By: Tharwat F. Tadros (editor)Mixed Media

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An authoritative and comprehensive reference relevant to all scientists and engineers in the field. This encyclopedia not only helps chemistry, materials science and physics researchers to understand the principles, but also provides practicing engineers with the necessary information for implementing practical applications, such as Food and agrochemicals Polymers and ceramics Cosmetics and detergents Paints and coatings Pharmaceuticals and drug delivery In addition, the encyclopedia is an important reference for industrial chemists and chemical engineers faced with a multitude of industrial systems of a colloidal nature. As wide as the range of applications that colloid and interface science has is the range of scientific disciplines that contribute to research and development in this field. These encompass chemistry, physics, biology and mathematics as well as nanoscience and nanotechnology. The encyclopedia provides easy-to-digest information for meeting these interdisciplinary challenges. While providing numerous concise definitions of key terms, the encyclopedia also features more than forty in-depth essays on topics ranging from Agrochemical Formulations to Zeta Potential. All entries are cross-referenced and include selected references to original literature as well as synonyms.

About Author

Professor Dr Tharwat Tadros works as a consultant for various companies and as a lecturer worldwide. He was a Visiting Professor at Imperial College London and at Bristol University. Formerly he was a Senior Research Associate at the Zeneca Agrochemicals, Jealott's Hill Research Station (The ICI Group) in Bracknell. Prof. Tadros was Editor in Chief of Colloids and Surfaces and Managing Editor of the Advances in Colloid and Interface Science. He is currently Editor Emeritus for Colloids and Surfaces and Honorary Editor for Advances in Colloid and Interface Science. He has published more than 250 papers in the fields of rheology and dispersions and has edited and authored several books. Due to his distinguished research he was awarded two medals from the Royal Society of Chemistry in the UK.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9783642206665
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • Number Of Pages: 1436
  • ID: 9783642206665
  • ISBN10: 3642206662
  • edition: 2013

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