Ultrasonic Techniques for Fluids Characterization - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780125637305, 9780080519845

Ultrasonic Techniques for Fluids Characterization

1st Edition

Authors: Malcolm Povey
Hardcover ISBN: 9780125637305
eBook ISBN: 9780080519845
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 22nd July 1997
Page Count: 214
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Introduction. Water: Measurement of Sound Velocity. The Dependence of Velocity of Sound on Density and Compressibility. The Relationship Between Velocity and Attenuation--Conditions of High Attenuation. The Compressibility of Solute Molecules. Multiphase Media: Apparatus. Determining Composition in the Absence of Phase Changes. Following Phase Transitions. Determination of Solid Fat Content. Crystal Nucleation. The Solution-Emulsion Transition and Emulsion Inversion. Determination of Emulsion Stability by Ultrasound Profiling. Summary. Scattering of Sound: Theories of Sound. A Comparison of Electromagnetic and Acoustic Propagation. Scattering Theory. Scattering from Bubbles. Advanced Techniques: ParticleSizing. Propagation in Viscoelastic Materials. Bubbles and Foams. Automation and Computer Tools. Appendix: Basic Theory. MathCad Solutions of the Explicity Scattering Expressions. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. Table of Tables. Table of Figures.

Key Features

@introbul:Key Features @bul:* Appeals to anyone using ultrasound to study fluids

  • Provides the first detailed description of the ultrasound profiling technique for dispersions
  • Describes new techniques for measuring phase transitions and nucleation, such as water/ice and oil/fat
  • Presents the latest ultrasound techniques for particle sizing in concentrated systems
  • Explains new techniques for compressibility measurements in dispersions and fluids, including cell suspensions
  • Contains a detailed treatment of ultrasound scattering theory
  • Written by one of the leading researchers in the field
  • Includes over 350 references to the primary literature

Readership

Chemists, chemical engineers and materials scientists; medical physicists, cell biologists, biochemists, and biotechnologists, students.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Water: Measurement of Sound Velocity. The Dependence of Velocity of Sound on Density and Compressibility. The Relationship Between Velocity and Attenuation--Conditions of High Attenuation. The Compressibility of Solute Molecules. Multiphase Media: Apparatus. Determining Composition in the Absence of Phase Changes. Following Phase Transitions. Determination of Solid Fat Content. Crystal Nucleation. The Solution-Emulsion Transition and Emulsion Inversion. Determination of Emulsion Stability by Ultrasound Profiling. Summary. Scattering of Sound: Theories of Sound. A Comparison of Electromagnetic and Acoustic Propagation. Scattering Theory. Scattering from Bubbles. Advanced Techniques: ParticleSizing. Propagation in Viscoelastic Materials. Bubbles and Foams. Automation and Computer Tools. Appendix: Basic Theory. MathCad Solutions of the Explicity Scattering Expressions. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. Table of Tables. Table of Figures.

Details

No. of pages:
214
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1997
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080519845
Hardcover ISBN:
9780125637305

About the Author

Malcolm Povey

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Affiliations and Expertise

The University of Leeds