Introduction to Molecular-Microsimulation for Colloidal Dispersions

Introduction to Molecular-Microsimulation for Colloidal Dispersions

1st Edition - June 20, 2003

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  • Author: A. Satoh
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080534947

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Introduction to Molecular-Microsimulation for Colloidal Dispersions provides an introduction to molecular-microsimulation methods for colloidal dispersions and is suitable for both self-study and reference. It provides the reader with a systematic understanding of the theoretical background to simulation methods, together with a wide range of practical skills for developing computational programs. Exercises are included at the end of each chapter to further assist the understanding of the subjects addressed.

Key Features

  • Provides the reader with the theoretical background to molecular-microsimulation methods
  • Suitable for both self-study and reference
  • Aids the reader in developing programs to meet their own requirements


Students and researchers in departments of chemistry, physics, applied physics, chemical engineering, and mechanical engineering. Colloid and interface scientists in academia and industry

Table of Contents

  • What kinds of molecular-microsimulation methods are useful for colloidal dispersions?
    Statistical ensembles
    Monte Carlo methods
    Governing equations of the flow field
    Theory for the motion of a single particle and two particles in a fluid
    The approximation of multi-body hydrodynamic interactions among particles in a dense colloidal dispersion
    Molecular dynamics methods for a dilute colloidal dispersion
    Stokesian dynamics methods
    Brownian dynamics methods
    Typical properties of colloidal dispersions calculable by molecular-microsimulations
    The methodology of simulations
    Some examples of microsimulations
    Higher order approximations of multi-body hydrodynamic interactions
    Other microsimulation methods
    Theoretical analysis of the orientational distribution of spherocylinder particles with Brownian motion

Product details

  • No. of pages: 364
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier Science 2003
  • Published: June 20, 2003
  • Imprint: Elsevier Science
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080534947

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A. Satoh

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Akita Prefectural University, Honjo, Japan

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