7. Foaming and Antifoaming by Aqueous Solutions of Surfactants

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

Published Online: 25 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118228920.ch7

Surfactants and Interfacial Phenomena, Fourth Edition

Surfactants and Interfacial Phenomena, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Rosen, M. J. and Kunjappu, J. T. (2012) Foaming and Antifoaming by Aqueous Solutions of Surfactants, in Surfactants and Interfacial Phenomena, Fourth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118228920.ch7

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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:

  • foaming;
  • antifoaming;
  • surfactants

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Theories of Film Elasticity

  • Factors Determining Foam Persistence

  • The Relation of Surfactant Chemical Structure to Foaming in Aqueous Solution

  • Foam-Stabilizing Organic Additives

  • Antifoaming

  • Foaming of Aqueous Dispersions of Finely Divided Solids

  • Foaming and Antifoaming in Organic Media

  • References

  • Problems