1. Characteristic Features of Surfactants

  1. Milton J. Rosen and
  2. Joy T. Kunjappu

Published Online: 25 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118228920.ch1

Surfactants and Interfacial Phenomena, Fourth Edition

Surfactants and Interfacial Phenomena, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Rosen, M. J. and Kunjappu, J. T. (2012) Characteristic Features of Surfactants, in Surfactants and Interfacial Phenomena, Fourth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118228920.ch1

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Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 16 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470541944

Online ISBN: 9781118228920

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Keywords:

  • surfactants;
  • interfacial phenomena;
  • Nopol alkoxylates

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Conditions under which Interfacial Phenomena and Surfactants Become Significant

  • General Structural Features and Behavior of Surfactants

  • Environmental Effects of Surfactants

  • Characteristic Features and Uses of Commercially Available Surfactants

  • Some Useful Generalizations

  • Electronic Searching of the Surfactant Literature

  • References

  • Problems