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Aerosol Microphysics I: Particle Interactions

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783642814266
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 12/8/2011
  • Series: Topics in Current Physics Series , #16
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1980
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 162
  • Product dimensions: 6.69 (w) x 9.61 (h) x 0.38 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: The Domains of Aerosol Physics.- 1.1 The Aerosol Concept.- 1.2 Aerosol Physics.- 1.2.1 Macrophysics.- 1.2.2 Microphysics.- 1.3 The Scope and Impact of Aerosols: Selected Fields.- 1.3.1 Combustion Technology.- 1.3.2 Industrial Processes and Techniques.- 1.3.3 Medicine and Health.- 1.3.4 Occupational Hygiene and Safety.- 1.3.5 Planetary Atmospheres.- 1.3.6 Air Pollution.- 1.3.7 Astrophysics: Interstellar Matter.- 1.3.8 Relationship to Aspects of Materials Sciences, Biophysics, and Solar Collector Technology.- 1.3.9 Aerosol Measurement Methodology.- References.- 2. The Kinetics of Ultrafine Particles.- 2.1 Aerosol System Parameters.- 2.2 Evolution of an Aerosol of Ultrafine Particles.- 2.2.1 General Theories of Evolution of ufp Aerosol Systems.- 2.3 Transfer Processes to Single Particles.- 2.3.1 Transfer Calculations and Accommodation Coefficients.- 2.3.2 Momentum Transfer.- 2.4 Conclusion.- References.- 3. Classical and Statistical Theories of Gas-Surface Energy Transfer.- 3.1 A Simple Example: Driven-Oscillator Model.- 3.2 Classical Mechanical Treatment of Gas-Solid Collisions.- 3.3 Generalized Langevin Treatment of Gas-Surface Dynamics.- 3.4 Sample Results.- 3.5 Conclusion.- References.- 4. Inelastic Light Scattering.- 4.1 Overview.- 4.1.1 Background.- 4.2 Elastic Scattering.- 4.2.1 Scattering by a Uniform Dielectric Sphere (Lorenz-Mie Scattering).- 4.2.2 Scattering by Spherical Particles with Internal Structure.- 4.2.3 Scattering by Nonspherical Particles.- 4.3 Incoherent Inelastic Scattering.- 4.3.1 Formalism for a Single Dipole.- 4.3.2 Incoherent Scattering by a Distribution of Dipol es.- 4.3.3 Comparison with Experiments.- 4.4 Coherent Inelastic Scattering.- 4.5 Resonance Effects.- 4.5.1 Absorption.- 4.5.2 Active Particles.- 4.5.3 Evanescent Waves.- 4.6 Summary and Conclusions.- References.- 5. Survey of Aerosol Interaction Forces.- 5.1 The Chemical Physics of Aerosol Particle Interactions.- 5.1.1 Scope of the Variables Determining Aerosol Interaction Forces.- 5.1.2 Classification of the Chemical Physical Dependence.- 5.1.3 Material to Be Covered.- 5.2 Kinetic Theory and Aerosol Interaction Forces.- 5.2.1 The Physical Context for Particle Interactions in the Subcontinuum Zone.- 5.2.2 Model Calculation.- 5.3 Electrostatic Interaction Forces.- 5.3.1 Multipole-Multipole Interactions.- 5.3.2 Induced Electrostatic Interactions.- 5.4 Van der Waals Interactions of Microparticles.- 5.4.1 Background.- 5.4.2 Computational Approaches.- 5.4.3 Modeling Dielectric Susceptibilities.- 5.4.4 Experimental Corroboration of Lifshitz Theory.- 5.4.5 Constitutive Effects.- 5.4.6 Physical Effects and the Application to Real Systems.- 5.5 Summary and Conclusion.- References.
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