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Courses - Fall 2019
CHBE
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
CHBE470
The Science and Technology of Colloidal Systems
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: CHBE424, CHBE426, and CHEM482.
Restriction: Must be in a major within the ENGR-Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering department; and permission of ENGR-Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering department.
Credit only granted for: CHBE470 or ENCH470.
Formerly: ENCH470.
Introduction to colloidal systems. Preparation, stability and coagulation kinetics of colloidal suspensions. Introduction to DLVO theory, electrokinetic phenomena, rheology of dispersions, surface/interfacial tension, solute absorption at gas-liquid, liquid-liquid, liquid-solid and gas-solid interfaces and properties of micelles and other microsturctures.