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Tadros, Tharwat F.

An Introduction to Surfactants

Series:De Gruyter Textbook

    700,00 € / $980.00 / £636.50*

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    Publication Date:
    April 2014
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    • A concise and accessible overview of the chemistry andapplications of surfactants, providing the readerwith a working knowledge of surfactants.
    • Highly practical in approach, introducing briefly the science, followed by industruial applications.

    Aims and Scope

    Surfactants are surface active agents, molecules that have a significant role in emulsions, suspensions, and foams. They find widespread application in personal care, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and the food industry. The main objective of this graduate level textbook is to present an overview of the classification, physical properties, phase behavior, their effects and applications of surfactants, e.g. as emulsifiers, foam stabilizer, in nano- and microemulsions and as wetting agents.


    24.0 x 17.0 cm
    xi, 224 pages
    15 Fig. 12 Tables
    Type of Publication:
    Professional Book

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    Tharwat F. Tadros, Wokingham, UK.

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