Download PDF by Swapna Mukherjee: The Science of Clays: Applications in Industry, Engineering

By Swapna Mukherjee

ISBN-10: 9400766823

ISBN-13: 9789400766822

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This booklet is an try to supply a accomplished and coherent description of 3 commonly separated elements of clays: the technology of clays; the commercial makes use of of clays; and the position of clays within the surroundings. many of the latest literature lacks such an built-in research and this paintings endeavours to fill that hole.
An exhaustive account of the technology of clays is gifted partially I of the ebook, together with the category, foundation and evolution, composition and inner constitution, chemical and actual homes of clays; soil mechanics; and analytical options for choosing clay parts. half II offers a complete description of the purposes of clays and their derivatives in a variety of industries, whereas half III describes the position of clays within the atmosphere; the pollutants attributable to clay minerals; and the appliance of clays which will hinder environmental risks.
A critical function of the publication is its clarification of ways the constitution and composition of specific clay varieties facilitate their particular commercial or environmental functions, hence describing the interrelationship among 3 extensively various features of clay. a few thought-provoking questions are raised on the finish of the paintings that allows you to go away readers with a greater perception during this regard.

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This publication is an try and offer a accomplished and coherent description of 3 largely separated facets of clays: the technological know-how of clays; the economic makes use of of clays; and the position of clays within the setting. lots of the latest literature lacks such an built-in learn and this paintings endeavours to fill that hole.

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G. and Lagaly, G. (Eds), Handbook of Clay Science. Elsevier, Amsterdam. A. and Zussman, J. (1992). An introduction to the rock forming minerals. English Language Book Society with Longman. D. (1984). Clay mineral formation and transformation in rocks and soils. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. A, 311: 241-257. Folk, RL. (1974). Petrology of sedimentary rocks. , Texas. Guggenheim, S. T. (1995). Definition of clay and clay mineral. Joint report of the AIPEA nomenclature and CMS nomenclature committees.

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2 CLASSIFICATION OF CLAY MINERALS Clay minerals belong to the phyllosilicate subclass of silicate class. They have been abundantly studied by X-ray diffraction, which is the basic tool for their identification as it is difficult to observe without using electron microscope. Let us know first about the silicate minerals and then the clay minerals in the silicate group. All silicate minerals have the anionic group [SiO4]-4 consisting of one Si+4 surrounded by four O-2. The tetrahedron obtained by joining the centres of the four O-2 is known as [SiO4]-4 tetrahedron.

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