Edición: 1ª edición. Agosto 2003
Depósito legal: SE-2927-2003
Sinopsis: The topics that are considered in the book have been distributed in chapters, assigning to each one a different and specific topic, settling, however, along the text the corresponding correlations to the studied matter. The different chapters of the book develope in a general and complete way the wide field that might be understood under the title of Physics of Aerosols. First, besides statistical aspects for the study of particles, are considered Kinetic Theory of Gases where particles are distributed forming aerosols, together with diverse phenomena of mechanical character that there occur as dynamics and diffusion of particles, their clotting and events of phoretic type. Because of its importance the aerosol is also considered constituted by liquid particles. The electric, radioactive and optic aspects, with great incidence into the processes relative to Physics of Aerosols are contemplated likewise. The group of topics is completed with two chapters concerning industrial aspects of the aerosols and their incidence in work places and the equipments and processes for particles retention or gases purification. Lately are devoted two chapters to characterization and controlled generation of aerosols. The form of developing chapters has consisted on general and basic theoretical descriptions completed with specific analysis concerning concrete points of each topic. This book contains no original research at all, it is an attempt to synthesize into a single volume, long but readable and comprehensive, the most remarkable aspects concerning this enormeous theme. The bibliography that affects to each chapter, incorporated in the end of each one, picks up not only the cited references in the text but many other in order to provide the reader complementary information to facilitate later works in depth.