RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 39042833 LA English T1 The structure and rheology of complex fluids A1 Larson, Ronald G., PB Oxford University Press PP New York YR 1999 SN 019512197X 9780195121971 AB The first advanced textbook on this subject. The Structure and Rheology of Complex Fluids provides a multidisciplinary and comprehensive introduction to these fascinating and important substances. It offers an up-to-date synopsis of the relationship between the microstructure of complex fluids and their mechanical and flow properties, and also emphasizes the similarities and differences among the various types of complex fluids. Easy to read, it includes over 350 illustrations, extensive literature citations, and many interesting problems, worked examples, and practical applications. Featuring coverage of both foundational material and special topics, this text is highly adaptable for use in a one- or two-semester graduate-level course in chemical engineering, materials science, or physics. It also serves as a valuable monograph for academic and industrial researchers and as a reference book for researchers and educators.