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The Rheology Handbook

Rheology HandbookAuthor: Thomas Mezger
Category: New Books
Audience: Rheology crosses numerous fields with equal importance, and is used by chemical engineers and chemists in industrial settings.

Language: en
Copyright: 2006
Pages: 252
6 x 9, Hardcover
ISBN: 0-8155-1529-4


This new book is a comprehensive guide to the practical use of rheology in quality control, production and application, chemical and mechanical engineering, materials science, and industrial research and development. Emphasis is placed on current test methods, and after reading this book, the reader should be able to perform tests with rotational and oscillatory rheometers and interpret the results correctly. The Rheology Handbook is written for everyone approaching rheology without any prior knowledge, but is also useful for those wishing to update their expertise with information about recent developments. The numerous cross-references make connections clear and the detailed index helps when searching. There are over 100 figures, illustrations, tables and exercises for calculations. The following list reflects the industrial branches to which the contents of the book are geared.

  • Polymers
  • Adhesives and Sealants
  • Lacquers, Paints, and Coatings
  • Printing Inks and Varnishes
  • Paper Coatings
  • Foodstuffs
  • Cosmetics, Pharmaceuticals and Medicaments
  • Agrochemicals
  • Detergents
  • Surface Technology
  • Electrotechnology and Electronics
  • Petrochemicals
  • Ceramics and Glass
  • Construction Materials
  • Metal Casting
  • Waste Industry
  • Geology, Soil Mechanics
  • Disaster Control

The book is based on basic seminars and industry-specific seminars conducted by Physica Messtechnik since 1988. It contains the latest developments in measurement technology and the resulting increase in industrial applications. The Rheology Handbook will be a useful source of information for characterizing products in the above mentioned industries in an application-oriented way, assuring their quality and helping to improve them wherever possible.


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