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A definition of the file formats along with required helper applications are  available at the bottom of this page. All file sizes are approximate.

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Contents by Class Week Distributed

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08/14/12

Course Syllabus (PDF)

Berg Textbook Website (includes sample chapters and errata)

Lecture Handouts:
    Meeting at the Interface (PDF)
    Surface Tension Fundamentals (PDF)

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08/21/12

Important Figures in Interfacial Science 2012 (PDF)

Lecture Handouts:
    Curvature at the Interface (PDF)
    Curvature of arbitrary surfaces (PDF)
    Pressure Drop Across the Interface (PDF, 1530k)
   

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08/28/12

The Writings of Benjamin Franklin (link, search for "Oil on Water")

Lecture Handouts:
    Adsorption (PDF, 1035k)

    Amphiphilic Systems (PDF, 274k)  

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09/04/12

Term Paper Milestone Assignment 1 (PDF, 98k)

Tensiometer Quick-Reference (PDF, 238k)
Surface Tension Data (PDF, 214k)

On the Complete Kelvin Equation (PDF, 1.16M)

Lecture Handouts:
  Wetting and Spreading (PDF)   
  Monolayers and Langmuir Isotherms (PDF, 1.37M)

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09/11/12

Lecture Handouts:
  Micelles, Part 1 (PDF, 683k)
  Micelles, Part 2 (PDF, 266k)

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09/18/12

Langmuir Video (Video Stream, Campus computers only)

Surface Tension in Fluid Mechanics (Video) (Video Stream, Campus computers only)
Surface Tension in Fluid Mechanics Handout (PDF, 1.5M)

Term Paper Milestone Assignment 2 (PDF, 63k)

Exam 1 Guide (PDF, 56k)

Lecture Handouts:
   Micelles, The Final Chapter? (PDF, 137k)

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9/25/12

Career Fair and Review

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10/02/12

Midterm Exam

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10/09/12

Lecture Handouts:
  The Force is with You (PDF)
  Intermolecular Forces II (PDF)
  Condensed Phases (PDF)

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10/16/12

Lecture Handouts:
  Colloidal Sols (PDF)
  Electrical Effects and Colloids (PDF)  
  Getting Charged Up (PDF)

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10/23/12

Lecture Handouts:
    The Power of the Forces (PDF)
    When Things Come Together(PDF)
    Electrokinetics (PDF)
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10/30/12

AIChE Annual Meeting
Oleic Acid-- A Molecule That Changed the World (PDF, 1M)

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11/06/12

Lecture Handout:
  Colloids that Matter (PDF)

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11/13/12

Term Paper Memo 3 (PDF)
Exam 2 Study Guide (PDF)

Lecture Handouts:
  Coating Process Overview (PDF)
  Thin Films Overview (PDF)

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11/20/12

Exam 2

Oral Report Evaluation Form (PDF, 51k)
Term Paper Evaluation Form (PDF, 51k)

Lecture Handout:
  Measuring Interfacial Area (PDF, 625k)

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11/27/12

Student Presentations

Laboratory Activities

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File Formats

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.exe    	Windows executable program
.zip    	Windows archive file
.doc, .docx	Microsoft Word file
.xls, .xlsx	Microsoft Excel spreadsheet
.wmv		Windows Media File, may require Windows Media Player

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