Solution Chemistry of Surfactants: Volume 2

Solution Chemistry of Surfactants: Volume 2

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Solution Chemistry of Surfactants: Volume 2 by K.L. Mittal

The 52nd Colloid and Surface Science Symposium of the Divis­ ion of Colloid and Surface Chemistry of the American Chemical Society was held in Knoxville, TN, June 12-14, 1978, and one of its Sections was devoted to the topic of Solution Chemistry of Surfactants. Although it was billed as the Section on Solution Chemistry of Surfactants, but it was indeed a veritable inter­ national symposium on this topic as 51 papers by about 100 con­ tributors from 12 countries were listed in the program. The present volume and its companion volume 1 document the proceedings of the above-mentioned Section on Solution Chemistry of Surfactants. In 1976 there was held an international symposium on Micellization, Solubilization and Microemulsions in Albany, l the proceedings of which have been chronicled in two volumes. A great deal of material dealing with micelles contributed by a legion of prominent researchers constitutes these volumes but a few subtopics were not adequately covered; so it was deemed appro­ priate to c~ver these topics as well as the recent progress in the general area of aggregation of surfactants in this Section. Also as it is the amphiphilicity or amphipathicity* of a surfact­ ant molecule which is responsible for both adsorption at inter­ faces and aggregation in solution, so it was considered quite apropos to include the topic of adsorption at interfaces in this Section. Concomitantly, the present volumes not only cover the aggregation phenomena but also the adsorption at interfaces.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461578857
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 09/07/2012
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1979
Pages: 445
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

of Volume 2.- IV. Reactions and Interactions in Micellar Media.- Micellar Catalysis and Inhibition. Sources of Rate Enhancements in Functional and Nonfunctional Micelles.- Functional Micellar Catalysis.- Promotion of Phohemical Reactions by Micellar Systems.- Interactions and Catalysis in the Presence of Steroidal Surfactants in Dipolar Aprotic Solvents.- Electrochemical Investigations in Micellar Media.- V. Microemulsions and Reactions in Microemulsion Media.- An Approach to the Design of Fluids for Microemulsion Flooding.- Inverted Micellar Systems and Their Relations to Microemulsions.- Phase Behavior of Microemulsion Systems with Emphasis on Effects of Paraffinic Hydrocarbons and Alcohols.- An Electrical Conductivity Model of W/O-Microemulsions.- Reactions in Microemulsion Media.- Reactions in Microemulsions: Phosphate Ester Hydrolysis.- VI. Adsorption at Interfaces.- Rheological Properties of Fluid Interfaces.- Ultra-Low Interfacial Tension and Its Implications in Tertiary Oil Recovery.- Solution Chemistry of Surfactants and the Role of it in Adsorption and Froth Flotation in Mineral-Water Systems.- Interfacial Tension and Phase Behavior of Pure Surfactant Systems.- The Role of Surfactants on the Coalescences of Emulsion Droplets.- Predicting the Interfacial Activity of Alkylarylsulfonates.- Desorption of Sodium Lauryl Sulfate from Polystyrene Latex Particle Surfaces.- VII. General Papers.- Effect of Large Ion Complexation on the Aqueous Stability of Acylcholinesters.- On the Influence of Amphiphilic Substances on the Mutual Solubilities in Binary Liquid Systems, II.- The Interaction of Phenothiazines with Alkyl Sulfates.- Order-of-Mixing Effects in Sulfonate Surfactant Solutions.- Phase Diagrams of Surfactant Systems — The System Water-Hydrocarbon — Oxyethylated — n-Decanol.- Tolerance of Petroleum Sulfonates to the Presence of Calcium Ions.- About the Contributors.

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