Academic Catalog

CHE496 INTERFACIAL PHENOMENA

Course Code: 5630496
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Chemical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
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Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 2340112 | 5630305
The course set above should be completed before taking CHE496 INTERFACIAL PHENOMENA .

Course Content

Interfacial tension and work associated with interface formation. Laplace and Kelvin equations, their applications and consequences. Capillarity and wetting. Surfactans and micelles. Forces acting at interfaces. Formation, properties and stability of emulsions and colloids. Case studies.