Fluid Mechanics of Surfactant and Polymer Solutions

  • Victor Starov
  • Ivan Ivanov

Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 463)

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About this book

Introduction

Colloidal systems and dispersions are of great importance in oil recovery, waist water treatment, coating, food and beverage industry, pharmaceutical industry, medicine, environmental protection etc. Colloidal systems and dispersions are always multi-component and multiphase systems. In these systems at least one dimension is in a range of colloidal forces action: colloidal dispersions/emulsions are examples of three dimensional colloidal systems, while thin liquid films are examples of one dimensional colloidal systems. The contribution presented in this issue deals with flow, distribution and redistribution, coating and deposition of surfactant and polymer molecules in colloidal systems. The book presents reviews of recent advances and trends by well-know scientists and engineers in this area.

Keywords

fluids interfaces physics surfaces thin films adsorption colloid dispersion film flow fluid mechanics kinetics polymer stability surface

Editors and affiliations

  • Victor Starov
    • 1
  • Ivan Ivanov
    • 2
  1. 1.Loughborough UniversityUK
  2. 2.University of SofiaBulgarian

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-7091-2766-7
  • Copyright Information CISM Udine 2004
  • Publisher Name Springer, Vienna
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-211-21996-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-7091-2766-7
  • Series Print ISSN 0254-1971
  • Series Online ISSN 2309-3706
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