CE457/527- Colloid & Surface Phenomena

Instructor: Prof. P. Alexandridis, 508 Furnas Hall, 6452911 x2210, palexand@eng.buffalo.edu




Syllabus

ClassDateDayTopicTeacher
1Jan 22TuesdayIntro:applications of colloid & surface phenomenaPA&CJvO
2Jan 24ThursdayInteraction forces in interfacial systemsCJvO
3Jan 29TuesdayInteraction forces in interfacial systemsCJvO
4Jan 31ThursdaySurface and interfacial tensions and free energiesCJvO
5Feb 5 TuesdayColloidal interactions in waterCJvO
6Feb 7ThursdayColloidal stability; adsorption and adhesion (X-DLVO)CJvO
7Feb 12TuesdayAmphipathics (surfactants, phospholipids, biosurfaces)CJvO
8Feb 14ThursdaySurface properties of clays and other mineralsCJvO
9Feb 19TuesdayKinetics of adhesion/adsorptionCJvO
10Feb 21TuesdayNucleation and crystallizationNancollas
11Feb 26ThursdaySurface properties of clays and other mineralsGiese
12Feb 28Thursday * Exam #1 * CJvO
13Mar 5TuesdayBiosurfacesBaier
14Mar 7ThursdayAssociation colloids from surfactants - fundamentalsPA
15Mar 12TuesdayAssociation colloids from surfactants - fundamentalsPA
16Mar 14ThursdayApplications of surfactants - detergencyPA
17Mar 19TuesdayPolymers - solid statePA
18Mar 21ThursdayPolymers - solutionPA
-Mar 26Tuesday * No class - Spring recess * -
-Mar 28Thursday * No class - Spring recess * -
19Apr 2TuesdayApplications of polymers - block copolymers, blendsPA
20Apr 4ThursdayPolymer surfaces, adhesion, compositesPA
21Apr 9TuesdayApplications of surfactants and polymers - paints, coatingsPA
22Apr 11ThursdayColloid & surface phenomena in product designPA
23Apr 16TuesdayProject Presentation students
24Apr 18TuesdayProject Presentation students
25Apr 23TuesdayProject Presentation students
26Apr 25TuesdayProject Presentation students
27Apr 30TuesdayProject Presentation students
28May 2Thursday * Exam #2 * PA