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Mechanics of Swelling: From Clays to Living Cells and Tissues

Mechanics of Swelling: From Clays to Living Cells and Tissues (Hardback)

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Provided here is up-to-date and in-depth information on swelling phenomena occurring in living organisms and in the unanimated world. The book is arranged in six parts, which cover fundamentals, special topics, analytical and experimental methods and applications relevant to swelling in soils, cells and tissues of plants and animals. Specifically, it includes all aspects of osmotic phenomena leading to swelling in clays, cells, tissues, gels, blisters, colloidal systems, surfaces and membranes. Forces between surfactant, lipid and protein membranes and in polymeric systems are also considered.

Science & MathematicsBiology, life sciencesCellular biology or cytologyScience & MathematicsChemistryPhysical chemistryCatalysisScience & MathematicsChemistryPhysical chemistryColloid chemistryScience & MathematicsChemistryPhysical chemistryElectrochemistry & magnetochemistryScience & MathematicsChemistryPhysical chemistryNuclear chemistry, photochemistry & radiationScience & MathematicsChemistryPhysical chemistryQuantum & theoretical chemistryScience & MathematicsChemistryPhysical chemistrySolid state chemistryScience & MathematicsChemistryPhysical chemistrySurface chemistry & adsorptionScience & MathematicsChemistryPhysical chemistryThermochemistry & chemical thermodynamicsScience & MathematicsEarth sciencesGeology & the lithosphereEconomic geologyScience & MathematicsEarth sciencesGeology & the lithosphereGeochemistryScience & MathematicsEarth sciencesGeology & the lithosphereGeomorphology or Geological surface processesScience & MathematicsEarth sciencesGeology & the lithosphereHistorical geologyScience & MathematicsEarth sciencesGeology & the lithospherePetrologyScience & MathematicsEarth sciencesGeology & the lithosphereSoil science, sedimentologyScience & MathematicsEarth sciencesGeology & the lithosphereStratigraphyScience & MathematicsPhysicsScience & MathematicsPhysicsApplied physicsChemical physics Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG Publication Date: 10/09/1992 ISBN-13: 9783540546078  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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