Flocculation and Filtration of Colloidal Particles

  • John Gregory
Part of the Materials Science Research book series (MSR, volume 17)


Colloidal dispersions are said to be either stable or unstable depending on whether the particles remain dispersed or have a tendency to form aggregates. Colloid stability may arise from the fact that particles are charged and repel each other electrically or from the presence of adsorbed layers. These subjects and methods of reducing colloid stability have been discussed by Overbeek (this volume).


Shear Rate Colloid Stability Differential Settling Hydrodynamic Effect Flocculation Rate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John Gregory
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  1. 1.Dept. of Civil EngineeringUniversity College LondonLondonUK

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