Logo - springer
Slogan - springer

Chemistry - Industrial Chemistry and Chemical Engineering | Principles of Soft-Matter Dynamics

Principles of Soft-Matter Dynamics

Basic Theories, Non-invasive Methods, Mesoscopic Aspects

Kimmich, Rainer

2012, XVI, 656 p.

Available Formats:
eBook
Information

Springer eBooks may be purchased by end-customers only and are sold without copy protection (DRM free). Instead, all eBooks include personalized watermarks. This means you can read the Springer eBooks across numerous devices such as Laptops, eReaders, and tablets.

You can pay for Springer eBooks with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

After the purchase you can directly download the eBook file or read it online in our Springer eBook Reader. Furthermore your eBook will be stored in your MySpringer account. So you can always re-download your eBooks.

 
$89.95

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-94-007-5536-9

digitally watermarked, no DRM

Included Format: PDF and EPUB

download immediately after purchase


learn more about Springer eBooks

add to marked items

Hardcover
Information

Hardcover version

You can pay for Springer Books with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

Standard shipping is free of charge for individual customers.

 
$119.00

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-94-007-5535-2

free shipping for individuals worldwide

usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days


add to marked items

  • Presents basic concepts needed for applications of soft-matter science
  • Reviews and compares experimental techniques on a common and consistent basis
  • Elucidates principles and analogies common to diverse application fields
  • Examines complex methodologies that have been broken down for those with modest mathematical abilities
  • Includes footnotes, references, a glossary, a subject index, several subheadings,  and step by step derivations.

Practical applications of soft-matter dynamics are of vital importance in material science, chemical engineering, biophysics and biotechnology, food processing, plastic industry, micro- and nano-system technology, and other technologies based on non-crystalline and non-glassy materials.

Principles of Soft-Matter Dynamics. Basic Theories, Non-invasive Methods, Mesoscopic Aspects covers fundamental dynamic phenomena such as diffusion, relaxation, fluid dynamics, normal modes, order fluctuations, adsorption and wetting processes. It also elucidates the applications of the principles and of the methods referring to polymers, liquid crystals and other mesophases, membranes, amphiphilic systems, networks, and porous media including multiphase and multi-component materials, colloids, fine-particles, and emulsions. The book presents all formalisms, examines the basic concepts needed for applications of soft-matter science, and reviews non-invasive experimental techniques such as the multi-faceted realm of NMR methods, neutron and light quasi-elastic scattering, mechanical relaxation and dielectric broadband spectroscopy which are treated and compared on a common and consistent foundation. The standard concepts of dynamics in fluids, polymers, liquid crystals, colloids and adsorbates are comprehensively derived in a step-by-step manner. Principles and analogies common to diverse application fields are elucidated and theoretical and experimental aspects are supplemented by computational-physics considerations.

Principles of Soft-Matter Dynamics. Basic Theories, Non-invasive Methods, Mesoscopic Aspects appeals to graduate and PhD students, post-docs, researchers, and industrial scientists alike.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Adsorption - Anisotropic Molecules - Fundamental Dynamic Phenomena - Hydrodynamics - Liquid Crystals - Molecular Dynamics - Normal Modes - Order Fluctuations - Quasi-elastic Scattering - Soft Matter - Wetting Processes

Related subjects » Condensed Matter Physics - Industrial Chemistry and Chemical Engineering - Materials - Theoretical and Computational Chemistry

Table of contents 

Introduction.- Basic phenomena and definitions.- Non-invasive methods.- Fluid dynamics.- Molecular dynamics in polymers.- Molecular und collective dynamics in liquid crystals and other mesophases.-Dynamics at fluid-solid interfaces: Porous media and colloidal particles.

Popular Content within this publication 

 

Articles

Read this Book on Springerlink

Services for this book

New Book Alert

Get alerted on new Springer publications in the subject area of Industrial Chemistry / Chemical Engineering.