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Foams and Emulsions : NATO Asi Series. Series E, Applied Sciences - Jean-Francois Sadoc

Foams and Emulsions

NATO Asi Series. Series E, Applied Sciences

By: Jean-Francois Sadoc (Editor), N. Rivier (Editor)

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This text provides a general and introductory survey of foams, emulsions and cellular materials. Foams and emulsions are illustrations of some fundamental concepts in statistical thermodynamics, rheology, elasticity and the physics and chemistry of divided media and interfaces. They also give rise to some of the most beautiful geometrical shapes and tilings, ordered or disordered. The chapters are grouped into sections having fairly loose boundaries. Each chapter is intelligible alone, but cross referencing means that the few concepts that may not be familiar to the reader can be found in other chapters in the book.

Foreword
Surface energy and surface rheology: Relation to foam properties
Foams and emulsions: Their stability and breakdown by solid particles and liquid droplets
The colloid chemistry of a dog's breakfast
An introduction to forces and structure in individual foam and emulsion films
Structure of foam films containing additional polyelectrolytes
Drainage of foam films
Foam evolution in two dimensions
A particular limit of domain growth
Statistical thermodynamics of foam
VIII
Two-dimensional magnetic liquid froth
Cellular structures in metallurgy
The compression of closed-cell polymer foams
Hard cellular materials in the human body: Properties and productions of foamed polymers for bone replacement
Rheology and glassy dynamics of foams
Surfactants and stress conditions at fluid interfaces
Foam micromechanics
Structure and rheology of foams, emulsions, and cellular solids
The structure and geometry of foams
Rheology and drainage of liquid foams
Electrical and thermal transport in foams
Decontamination of nuclear components through the use of foams
Foams in porous media
Application of the Voronoi tessellations to the study of flow of granular materials
XXII
The geometry of bubbles and foams
Crystal structures as periodic foams and vice versa
Inverse micellar lyotropic cubic phases
Sponges
Deformations of periodic minimal surfaces
Aperiodic hierarchical tillings
The shell map
The structure of froths through a dynamical map
Curved spaces and geometrical frustration
Computer simulations and tessellations of granular materials
Study of experimental and simulated evolutions of 2D foams
Simulation of the foaming process
Voronoi tessellation in model glass systems
Index
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ISBN: 9780792356165
ISBN-10: 0792356160
Series: NATO Asi Series. Series E, Applied Sciences
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 596
Published: 31st March 1999
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 3.33
Weight (kg): 1.03