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Fundamentals of Inhomogeneous Fluids - Douglas Henderson

Fundamentals of Inhomogeneous Fluids

By: Douglas Henderson (Editor)

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Published: 1st August 1992
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A monograph examining recent progress in the field of inhomogeneous fluids, focusing on the theoretical - as well as experimental - techniques used. It presents the comprehensive theory of first-order phase transitions, including melting, and contains numerous figures, tables and display equations.;The contributors treat such subjects as: exact sum rules for inhomogenous fluids, explaining density functional and integral equation methods; exact solutions for two-dimensional homogeneous and inhomogeneous plasmas; current advances in the theory of interfacial electrochemistry; wetting experiments and the theory of wetting; freezing, with an emphasis on quantum systems and homogeneous nucleation in liquid-vapour and solid-liquid transitions; self-organizing liquids as well as kinetic phenomena in inhomogeneous fluids, using a modified Enskog theory.;Featuring over 1000 bibliographic citations, this volume is aimed at physical, surface, colloid and surfactant chemists; also physicists, electrochemists and graduate-level students in these disciplines.

Preface
Contributors
Development of Theories of Inhomogeneous Fluidsp. 1
Statistical Mechanical Sum Rulesp. 23
Density Functionals in the Theory of Nonuniform Fluidsp. 85
Integral Equation Theories for Inhomogeneous Fluidsp. 177
Inhomogeneous Two-Dimensional Plasmasp. 201
Statistical Mechanics of Electrolytes at Interfacesp. 239
Wetting Experimentsp. 277
Fluids Between Walls and in Poresp. 303
Freezingp. 363
Nucleationp. 407
Liquid Crystalsp. 443
Nature of Microemulsionp. 497
Kinetic Theory of Strongly Inhomogeneous Fluidsp. 551
Indexp. 599
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ISBN: 9780824787110
ISBN-10: 0824787110
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 616
Published: 1st August 1992
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 21.6  x 3.3
Weight (kg): 0.95
Edition Number: 1