Encyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science, Second Edition - Eight-Volume Set (Print)

P. Somasundaran

June 27, 2006 by CRC Press
Reference - 8032 Pages
ISBN 9780849396151 - CAT# DK9615

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  • Summary

    Reflecting the rapid advances across many fields, the Encyclopedia of Colloid and Surface Science, Second Edition transcends the broad, multidisciplinary scope of interface science and draws together the interface-related aspects of chemistry, materials sciences and engineering, biology, physics, computer sciences, and applied mathematics.

    Teach, Clarify, Analyze, and Understand

    Whether you are a student encountering colloid and interface science for the first time, a senior scientist desiring to become more familiar with surfaces, or a specialist browsing for new results, ideas, and insights, the Encyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science, Second Edition conveys the essence of the field.

    Locate the Information You Need Quickly and Easily

    This Encyclopedia offers entries that define terminology, demystify concepts, highlight key references, and identify important applications.

    Synthesize, Characterize, Challenge, Modify, and Apply

    The distinguished contributors to the Encyclopedia illustrate a passion for the role of interface science in a host of applications including catalysis, foods, filtration, lubrication, mineral processing, paints, pharmaceuticals, polymers, soaps, and soils.

    Offering an insider's perspective into new directions for future research and development in their field, these leaders seek to inspire a new generation of students and specialists to rethink the boundaries of their disciplines in search of new breakthroughs and applications.


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