By Milton J. Rosen, Joy T. Kunjappu(auth.)

Now in its fourth version, Surfactants and Interfacial Phenomena explains why and the way surfactants function in interfacial techniques (such as foaming, wetting, emulsion formation and detergency), and indicates the correlations among a surfactant's chemical constitution and its motion.

up to date and revised to incorporate extra smooth info, in addition to extra 3 chapters on Surfactants in Biology and Biotechnology, Nanotechnology and Surfactants, and Molecular Modeling with Surfactant platforms, this can be the superior textual content at the houses and purposes of surfactants.

This booklet presents an easy-to-read, undemanding source for commercial chemists and a textual content for lecture room use, and is an unprecedented instrument for knowing and utilising the newest info on surfactants.   difficulties are integrated on the finish of every bankruptcy to reinforce the reader’s figuring out, besides many tables of knowledge that aren't compiled elsewhere.  basically the minimal arithmetic is utilized in the reason of issues to make it easy-to-understand and intensely person pleasant.

Chapter 1 attribute positive factors of Surfactants (pages 1–38):
Chapter 2 Adsorption of Surface?Active brokers at Interfaces: Double Layer (pages 39–122):
Chapter three Micelle Formation through Surfactants (pages 123–201):
Chapter four Solubilization via options of Surfactants: Micellar Catalysis (pages 202–234):
Chapter five aid of floor and Interfacial pressure via Surfactants (pages 235–271):
Chapter 6 Wetting and Its amendment by means of Surfactants (pages 272–307):
Chapter 7 Foaming and Antifoaming via Aqueous strategies of Surfactants (pages 308–335):
Chapter eight Emulsification by way of Surfactants (pages 336–367):
Chapter nine Dispersion and Aggregation of Solids in Liquid Media through Surfactants (pages 368–391):
Chapter 10 Detergency and Its amendment by way of Surfactants (pages 392–420):
Chapter eleven Molecular Interactions and Synergism in combos of 2 Surfactants (pages 421–457):
Chapter 12 Gemini Surfactants (pages 458–470):
Chapter thirteen Surfactants in Biology (pages 471–501):
Chapter 14 Surfactants in nanotechnology (pages 502–530):
Chapter 15 Surfactants and Molecular Modeling (pages 531–568):

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21, 181–191. Kunjappu, J. T. , New York, 2001. Rosen, M. , L. Fei, and S. W. Morrall (1999) J. Surfactants Deterg. 2, 343. Rosen, M. , E. Li, S. W. Morrall, and D. J. Versteeg (2001) Environ. Sci. Technol. 35, 54. Salager, J. , N. Marquez, A. Graciaa, and J. Lachaise (2000) Langmuir 16, 5534. Swisher, R. D. , Marcel Dekker, New York, 1987. 8 An anionic surfactant unsuitable for use in hot alkaline solution. 9 An anionic surfactant based upon renewable resources that is nonirritating to the skin.

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This model, useful for planar charged surfaces with low charge densities, or for distances not too close to the surface, was inadequate for surfaces with high charge densities, especially at small distances from the charged surface, since it neglected the ionic diameters of the charges in solution and treated them as point charges. 2 Gouy–Chapman model of the electrical double layer: (a) distribution of counterions in the vicinity of the charged surface; (b) variation of electrical potential with distance from the charged surface.

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