An indispensable reference for professionals and students alike Dictionary of Colloid and Interface Science includes more than 300 terms, with tables, references, and a biographical section that puts important developments in colloid and interface science into historical perspective. This dictionary is appropriate for professionals and students alike, and proves itself to be a ready reference for navigating the colloidal and interfacial literature. A valuable working resource for chemists and chemical engineers, Dictionary of Colloid and Interface Science contains: Concise definitions of key terms in colloid and interface science and their synyms, abbreviations, and acronyms Key equations and constants Important named colloids and phemena Profiles of over 60 major names in colloid and interface science
LAURIER L. SCHRAMM, PhD, is Executive Director of the Petroleum Recovery Institute. He is also an adjunct professor of chemistry at the University of Calgary, where he leads a research group and lectures on applied colloid and interface chemistry.