interfacial tension


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interfacial tension

[′in·tər‚fā·shəl ′ten·chən]
(fluid mechanics)
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Table 1 Interfacial tension "water/diesel fuel" [gamma] in the presence of 0.
Therefore, this study was taken to characterise the effects of SDS, Tween-20, NaOct and CTAB on the surface and interfacial tensions and reduced viscosities of aqueous starch solutions and to get better understanding of structure/property relations and help to determine feasibility of certain applications i.
Phase inversion behaviour is affected by the physical properties such as viscosity, density and interfacial tension, and also geometric factors such as agitation speed and position of the impeller.
It is well known that the techniques of du Nouy ring and Wilhelmy plate are very reliable for the measurement of the surface tension, but less appropriate for the evaluation of the interfacial tension.
Binks BP, l, "Measurement of film rigidity and interfacial tension in several ionic surfactant oil-Water microemulsion systems", Journal of Pharmaceutical Science, 1988, 155-160.
Surface tension measurement: The interfacial tension between various surfactant solutions and crude oil were measured with rising drop method.
1 Influence of contact time on dynamic interfacial tension
Liquid density was measured with a constant volume pycnometer and interfacial tension was obtained via a Fisher Autotensiomat (Du Nouy ring method).
Visual observations indicate that the HA solution mobilized the LNAPL (mineral oil) by decreasing the interfacial tension between the LNAPL and water phases.
The Effect of Crude Oil Acid Fractions on Wettability as Studied by Interfacial Tension and Contact Angles".

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