Handbook of Clay Science

Handbook of Clay Science

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ISBN-13: 9780080457635
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 09/14/2011
Series: Developments in Clay Science , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 1246
File size: 23 MB
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About the Author

Dr Faiza Annabi-Bergaya obtained a Licence-ès-Science in Physical-Chemistry from the University of Tunis in 1966, a first PhD in Inorganic Chemistry in 1971 from University La Sorbonne-Paris VI and a second PhD in Physics in 1978 from the University of Orleans (France). She started her career in 1971 at the CNRS from which she is presently Emeritus Research Director. Her research interest is focused on the Physics and Chemistry of clays and clay minerals. She is member of the AIPEA Nomenclature Committee. She was Secretary of the ECGA in 1999-2003. As President of the GFA (French Clay Group) in 2003-2007, she created the annual meetings of the GFA, organizing the first two meetings in Orleans. She launched the Series Developments in Clay Science with the publication in 2006 of Volume 1 (Handbook of Clay Science) and she is Series Editor since 2013. She is Editor-in-Chief of Applied Clay Science since 2012.

Table of Contents

1. General Introduction: Clays, Clay Minerals, and Clay Science
2. Structures and Mineralogy of Clay Minerals
3. Surface and Interface Chemistry of Clay Minerals
4. Synthetic Clay Minerals and Purification of Natural Clays
5. Colloid Clay Science
6. Mechanical Properties of Clays and Clay Minerals
7. Modified Clays and Clay Minerals
8. Properties and Behavior of Iron in Clay Minerals
9. Clays, Microorganisms and Biomineralisation
10. Clays in Industry
11. Clays, Environment and Health
12. Critical Assessment of Some Analytical Techniques
13. Some Other Materials Related to Clays
14. Genesis of Clay Minerals
15. History of Clay Science: A Young Discipline
16. Teaching Clay Science: A Great Perspective

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