Theory and Practice of Emulsion Technology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780126512502, 9780323154376

Theory and Practice of Emulsion Technology

1st Edition

Editors: A.L. Smith
eBook ISBN: 9780323154376
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st January 1976
Page Count: 358
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Theory and Practice of Emulsion Technology covers the proceedings of the Theory and Practice of Emulsion Technology Symposium, held at Brunel University on September 16-18, 1974. This book is organized into four sessions encompassing 19 chapters. The opening session deals with the emulsification process and emulsion polymerization, as well as the adsorption behavior of polyelectrolyte-stabilized emulsions. The following session examines the rheological properties, stability, and fluid mechanics of emulsions. This session also looks into the role of protein conformation and crude oil-water interfacial properties in emulsion stability. The third session highlights the preparation, formation, properties, and application of bitumen emulsions. The concluding session describes the process of spontaneous emulsification; the steric emulsion stabilization; the interfacial measurements of oil-in-water emulsions; and the influence of the disperse phase on emulsion stability. This book will be of value to chemists, chemical and process engineers, and researchers.

Table of Contents

Presidential address Session 1 1 Emulsification of styrene with mixtures of anionic emulsifier and longchain fatty alcohols. Emulsion polymerization with initiation in monomer droplets 2 The adsorption behaviour of polyelectrolytes at liquid-liquid interfaces and the properties of polyelectrolyte-stabilized emulsions 3 The effect of equilibrium and dynamic interfacial properties on the elementary emulsification process General discussion (papers 1-3) Session 2 4 The centrifuge technique in the study of emulsion stability 5 The conformation of proteins at interfaces and their role in stabilizing emulsions 6 Fluid mechanics of oil slicks and emulsion formation
General discussion (papers 4-6) 7 Comparison of rheological studies on adsorbed emulsifier films with X-ray studies of the bulk solutions 8 The effect of crude oil-water interfacial properties on water-crude oil emulsion stability General discussion (papers 7-8) Session 3 9 The preparation and properties of bitumen emulsions stabilized by cationic surface-active agents 10 A general description of the breaking process of cationic bitumen emulsions in contact with mineral aggregate 11 Use of cationic bitumen emulsions in skid-resistant surface dressings on main roads and motorways General discussion (papers 9-11) 12 Water-in-oil emulsions stabilized by block copolymers—apparatus and preliminary results 13 The use of emulsions in the application of pesticides 14 Wax emulsions : formation and manufacture General discussion (papers 12-14) Session 4 15 Liquid crystals and spontaneous emulsification 16 Emulsions stabilized by non-ionic surface-active agents: effect of electrolyte 17 Stability of oil-in-water emulsions in polymer-surfactant complexes. Paraffin-water emulsions in mixtures of polyvinyl alcohol) with cetyltrimethyl ammonium bromide or sodium dodecy


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