Particulate Products: Tailoring Properties for Optimal Performance

Particulate Products: Tailoring Properties for Optimal Performance

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319343419
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 08/23/2016
Series: Particle Technology Series , #19
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 469
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

About the Author

Dr Henk G. Merkus has been working at Delft University of Technology for about 35 years, the last 20 years of it in Particle Characterization in the Particle Technology Group of prof. Brian Scarlett. Also, for about 15 years he has been a member of ISO/TC24 on Sieving and Other Methods for Particle Size Measurement and he still is. Retired now the author is active in giving courses on this subject, in the Netherlands as well as in Sweden and the United Kingdom.
Dr Merkus is the author of the Springer book “Particle Size Measurements” (2009).

Dr Ir Gabriel M.H. Meesters is affiliated to DSM Food Specialities and Delft University of Technology Delft. He has 10 patents filed and 5 issued, and will be one of the organizers of the technical program of PARTEC 2013 in Nuremberg, Germany.

Table of Contents

Preface.- 1 Introduction by Henk G. Merkus and Gabriel M.H. Meesters.- 2 Basic Information for Design of Particulate Products by G. Henk Merkus.- 3 Measurement of Particle Size, Shape, Porosity and Zeta-potential by Henk G. Merkus.- 4 Assessment and Control of Fire and Explosion Hazards and Risks of Particulates by Saul M. Lemkowitz and Hans J. Pasman.- 5 Particle and FiberToxicology by Georgia K. Hinkley and Stephen M. Roberts.- 6 Ceramics - Effect of Powder and Slurry Properties on Quality by Makio Naito.- 7 Chocolate.- 8 Propellants.- 9 Dry powder inhalers.- 10 Powder coatings.- 11 The role of particle size in drug release and absorption.- 12 Pharma powders.- 13 Powder coatings and the effects of particle size.- 14 An Overview of Physical (Particulate) Sunscreen by David Fairhurst.- 15 Increased Antimicrobial Cctivity of Cheese Coatings through Particle Size Reduction by Gabriel M.H. Meesters and Stephen L.A. Hennart.

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