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Theory and Applications of Colloidal Suspension Rheology

Edited by  Norman J. Wagner & Jan Mewis,    Cambridge University Press 2021

An essential text on practical application, theory and simulation, written by an international coalition of experts in the field and edited by the authors of Colloidal Suspension Rheology. This up-to-date work builds upon the prior work as a valuable guide to formulation and processing, as well as fundamental rheology of colloidal suspensions. Thematically, theory and simulation are connected to industrial application by consideration of colloidal interactions, particle properties, and suspension microstructure. Important classes of model suspensions including gels, glasses and soft particles are covered so as to develop a deeper understanding of industrial systems ranging from carbon black slurries, paints and coatings, asphalt, cement, and mine tailings, to natural suspensions such as biocolloids, protein solutions, and blood. Systematically presenting the established facts in this multidisciplinary field, this book is the perfect aid for academic researchers, graduate students, and industrial practitioners alike.

  • Written by international experts in the field with broad expertise in colloidal suspension rheology
  • Brings together approaches to colloid rheology from several disciplines, from experts in the field
  • Features a new survey of simulation methods in the field

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Colloidal Suspension Rheology

By Jan Mewis and Norman J. Wagner,  Cambridge University Press 2013

Colloidal suspensions are encountered in a multitude of natural, biological and industrially relevant products and processes. Understanding what affects the flow behavior, or rheology, or colloid particles, and how these suspensions can be manipulated, is important of successful formulation of products such as paint, polymers, foods and pharmaceuticals. This book is the first devoted to the study of colloidal rheology in all its aspects. With material presented in an introductory manner, and complex mathematical derivations kept to a minimum, the reader will gain a strong grasp of the basic principles of colloid science and rheology.  Beginning with purely hydrodynamic effects, the contributions of Brownian motion and interparticle foraces are covered, before the reader is guided through specific problem areas, such as thixotropy and shear thickening; special classes of colloid suspensions are also treated.  An essential guide for academic and industrial researchers, this book is also ideal for graduate course use. [From Cambridge University Press]
Contains resources for self-study and research including chapter questions and answers, errata and other resources.

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Mass and Heat Transfer

By T.W. Fraser Russell, Anne S. Robinson, and Norman J. Wagner

This text allows instructors to teach a course on heat and mass transfer that will equip students with the pragmatic, applied skills required by the modern chemical industry. This new approach is a combined presentation of heat and mass transfer, maintaining mathematical rigor while keeping mathematical analysis to a minimum. This allows students to develop a strong conceptual understanding, and teaches them how to become proficient in engineering analysis of mass contactors and heat exchangers and the transport theory used as a basis for determining how critical coefficients depend upon physical properties and fluid motions. Students will first study the engineering analysis and design of equipment important in experiments and for the processing of material at the commercial scale. The second part of the book presents the fundamentals of transport phenomena relevant to these applications. A complete teaching package includes a comprehensive instructor’s guide, exercises, case studies, and project assignments. [From Cambridge University Press]

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