Chapter 3. Applied Theory of Surfactants

  1. Richard J. Farn
  1. Peter Schmiedel and
  2. Wolfgang von Rybinski

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988596.ch3

Chemistry and Technology of Surfactants

Chemistry and Technology of Surfactants

How to Cite

Schmiedel, P. and von Rybinski, W. (2006) Applied Theory of Surfactants, in Chemistry and Technology of Surfactants (ed R. J. Farn), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988596.ch3

Editor Information

  1. Consultant and former Director of the British Association for Chemical Specialities

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 6 MAR 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405126960

Online ISBN: 9780470988596

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Keywords:

  • surfactants;
  • enzymes;
  • interface;
  • synthetic foods;
  • hydrophobic insoluble actives

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Detergency

  • Phase behaviour of surfactants

  • Emulsions

  • Foaming and defoaming

  • Rheology of surfactant solutions