The Properties of Water and their Role in Colloidal and Biological Systems - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780123743039, 9780080921570

The Properties of Water and their Role in Colloidal and Biological Systems, Volume 16

1st Edition

Authors: Carel van Oss
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123743039
eBook ISBN: 9780080921570
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 10th October 2008
Page Count: 236
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Table of Contents

  1. General and Historical Introduction

SECTION A. NON-COVALENT ENERGIES OF INTERACTION – EQUATIONS AND COMBINING RULES

  1. The Apolar and Polar Properties of Liquid Water and other Condensed-phase Materials

  2. The Extended DLVO Theory

SECTION B: SURFACE THERMODYNAMIC PROPERTIES OF WATER WITH RESPECT TO CONDENSED-PHASE MATERIALS IMMERSED IN IT

  1. Determination of Interfacial Tensions Between Water and other Condensed-phase Materials

  2. The Interfacial Tension/Free Energy of Interaction Between Water and Identical Condensed-phase Entities, I, Immersed in Water, w

  3. The Interfacial Tension/Free Energy of Interaction between Water and Two Different Condensed-phase Entities, I, Immersed in Water, w

  4. Aqueous Solubility and Insolubility

  5. Stability Versus Flocculation of Aqueous Particle Suspensions

SECTION C: PHYSICAL AND PHYSICOCHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF WATER

  1. Cluster Formation in Liquid Water
  2. Hydration Energies of Atoms and Small Molecules in Relation to Clathrate Formation

  3. The Water-air Interface

  4. Influence of the pH and the Ionic Strength of Water on Contact Angles Measured with Drops of Aqueous Solutions on Electrically Charged, Amphoteric and Uncharged Surfaces

  5. Macroscopic and Microscopic Aspects of Repulsion Versus Attraction in Adsorption and Adhesion in Water

  6. Specific Interactions in Water

Bibliography


Description

  1. General and Historical Introduction

SECTION A. NON-COVALENT ENERGIES OF INTERACTION – EQUATIONS AND COMBINING RULES

  1. The Apolar and Polar Properties of Liquid Water and other Condensed-phase Materials

  2. The Extended DLVO Theory

SECTION B: SURFACE THERMODYNAMIC PROPERTIES OF WATER WITH RESPECT TO CONDENSED-PHASE MATERIALS IMMERSED IN IT

  1. Determination of Interfacial Tensions Between Water and other Condensed-phase Materials

  2. The Interfacial Tension/Free Energy of Interaction Between Water and Identical Condensed-phase Entities, I, Immersed in Water, w

  3. The Interfacial Tension/Free Energy of Interaction between Water and Two Different Condensed-phase Entities, I, Immersed in Water, w

  4. Aqueous Solubility and Insolubility

  5. Stability Versus Flocculation of Aqueous Particle Suspensions

SECTION C: PHYSICAL AND PHYSICOCHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF WATER

  1. Cluster Formation in Liquid Water
  2. Hydration Energies of Atoms and Small Molecules in Relation to Clathrate Formation

  3. The Water-air Interface

  4. Influence of the pH and the Ionic Strength of Water on Contact Angles Measured with Drops of Aqueous Solutions on Electrically Charged, Amphoteric and Uncharged Surfaces

  5. Macroscopic and Microscopic Aspects of Repulsion Versus Attraction in Adsorption and Adhesion in Water

  6. Specific Interactions in Water

Bibliography

Key Features

  • Explains and allows the quantitative measurement of hydrophobic attraction and hydrophilic repulsion in water
  • Measures the degree of cluster formation of water molecules
  • Discusses the influence of temperature on the cluster size of water molecules
  • Treats the multitudinous effects of the hyper-hydrophobicity of the water-air interface

Readership

Colloid scientists; chemical and biomedical engineers; physical chemists; biochemists; biophysicists; biologists; pharmacologistas; phartmaceutical scientists; microbiologists and graduate students in these disciplines


Details

No. of pages:
236
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080921570
Hardcover ISBN:
9780123743039

About the Authors

Carel van Oss Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA