Chapter 1. Emulsion Science and Technology: A General Introduction

  1. Prof. Dr. Tharwat F. Tadros
  1. Prof. Dr. Tharwat F. Tadros

Published Online: 18 JUN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527626564.ch1

Emulsion Science and Technology

Emulsion Science and Technology

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Tadros, T. F. (2009) Emulsion Science and Technology: A General Introduction, in Emulsion Science and Technology (ed T. F. Tadros), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527626564.ch1

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  1. 89 Nash Grove Lane, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40 4HE, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 JUN 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527325252

Online ISBN: 9783527626564

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Keywords:

  • physical chemistry of emulsions;
  • thermodynamics;
  • repulsion;
  • attraction;
  • role of surfactants;
  • emulsifier selection;
  • rheology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Industrial Applications of Emulsions

  • The Physical Chemistry of Emulsion Systems

  • The Thermodynamics of Emulsion Formation and Breakdown

  • Interaction Energies (Forces) Between Emulsion Droplets and Their Combinations

  • Adsorption of Surfactants at the Liquid/Liquid Interface

  • Selection of Emulsifiers

  • Creaming or Sedimentation of Emulsions

  • Flocculation of Emulsions

  • Ostwald Ripening

  • Emulsion Coalescence

  • Rheology of Emulsions

  • References