Handbook of Surface and Colloid Chemistry, Third Edition

K. S. Birdi

November 20, 2008 by CRC Press
Reference - 756 Pages - 462 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780849373275 - CAT# 7327

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  • Features updated and expanded chapters that review the most current literature, research, and applications
  • Covers new topics such as the hydrophobic effect, water purification, nanoscience, and nanotechnology
  • Includes extensive reference listings, line illustrations, and photographs in each chapter
  • Contains contributions from leading international researchers
  • Summary

    The third edition of this besteller covers the latest advancements in this rapidly growing field. Focusing on analyses and critical evaluation of the subject, this new edition reviews the most up-to-date research available in the current literature. International contributors offer their perspectives on various topics including micellar systems, microemulsions, colloidal assemblies, thermodynamics of polymer solutions, oil recovery and production, and hydrogen bonding. In addition to the expanded treatment of several important areas, this book adds new subjects that cover the hydrophobic effect, water purification, along with emerging topics in nanoscience, and nanotechnology.