This is the first book on interfacial rheology. It aims to describe both its history as well as the current, most frequently used experimental techniques for studying dilational and shear rheology of layers at liquid/gas and liquid/liquid interfaces. The book opens with a chapter on the fundamentals of interfacial rheology. All (16) contributions include the theoretical basis for the presented methodologies, and experimental examples are given.
1. V.V. Krotov - Fundamental introduction into 2D rheology 2. E.H. Lucassen-Reynders and J. Lucassen - History of dilational rheology 3. S. Zholob - Methods to determine the rheology parameters from interfacial response functions 4. B.A. Noskov - Interfacial elasticity as studied by wave methods 5. L. Liggieri, F. Ravera – Rheology of surfactant adsorption layers 6. R. Rubio - Rheology studies of spread and adsorbed polymer layers 7. J. Benjamins - 2D-Rheology of protein layers 8. D. Langevin - Mixed surfactant – polyelectrolyte layers 9. V.B. Fainerman - Dilational behaviour of mixed protein-surfactant layers 10. J. Krägel - Surface shear rheology 11. D. Vollhardt - Compressibility of insoluble monolayer 12. V.I. Kovalchuk - Rheology of liquid films 13. O. Sinyachenko, V.B. Fainerman - Elasticity as a diagnostic tool in medicine 14. S.S. Dukhin - Influence of surface rheology on particle-bubble interactions in flotation 15. P. Fischer, Ph. Erni - 2D-Rheology in food technology 16. T.M. Fischer - Optical tweezers for 2D micro rheology 17. Subject Index