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Edible surfactants at fluid-fluid interfaces (2021)
Thesis
Liu, Y. (2021). Edible surfactants at fluid-fluid interfaces. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4223435

This thesis probes into the adsorption properties of several edible surfactants/fats at a range of fluid-fluid interfaces, e.g. air-oil, air-water and water-oil. Based on this, various colloidal materials are fabricated including aqueous and oil foam... Read More about Edible surfactants at fluid-fluid interfaces.

Stabilisation and destabilisation of Pickering emulsions (2020)
Thesis
Zheng, R. (2020). Stabilisation and destabilisation of Pickering emulsions. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4222903

In this thesis, the stabilisation and destabilisation of Pickering emulsions have been investigated. Organic electrolytes are added to hydrophilic silica and partially hydrophobic polystyrene latex particle dispersions to enable them to stabilise emu... Read More about Stabilisation and destabilisation of Pickering emulsions.

Novel stabilisation of emulsions with polyelectrolyte complexes (2018)
Thesis
Bago Rodríguez, A. M. (2018). Novel stabilisation of emulsions with polyelectrolyte complexes. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4221229

The concept of a novel stabiliser of oil-water emulsions has been put forward, being the polyelectrolyte complex (PEC) formed between oppositely charged water-soluble polymers in cases where either polymer alone is incapable of stabilising an emulsio... Read More about Novel stabilisation of emulsions with polyelectrolyte complexes.

Use of Mg(OH)2 particles as stabilisers in Pickering emulsions (2017)
Thesis
Turner, D. J. (2017). Use of Mg(OH)2 particles as stabilisers in Pickering emulsions. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4223312

Twenty-six different samples of magnesium hydroxide particles were formed from various reactants and under varied reaction conditions. The morphologies of the different magnesium hydroxide samples were assessed via SEM and TEM and their zeta potentia... Read More about Use of Mg(OH)2 particles as stabilisers in Pickering emulsions.

Photochemical and evaporation behaviour of sunscreen formulations (2016)
Thesis
Marinopoulos, I. (2016). Photochemical and evaporation behaviour of sunscreen formulations. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4219043

Sunscreens ensure protection of the human skin against the harmful effects of the UV radiation in the UVB (290 – 320 nm) and UVA (320 – 400 nm) wavelength ranges. They commonly contain one or more organic UV absorbers that absorb light in the wavelen... Read More about Photochemical and evaporation behaviour of sunscreen formulations.

Encapsulation of fluids by solid particles (2015)
Thesis
Darragh, S. A. (2015). Encapsulation of fluids by solid particles. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4218019

This thesis aimed to investigate and understand the properties and behaviour of particles at fluid interfaces. The primary aim of this research was to develop a novel hand sanitiser based on the Fenton reaction, that is, the reduction of hydrogen per... Read More about Encapsulation of fluids by solid particles.

Aeration of oils in the presence of both edible and non-edible surfactants (2014)
Thesis
Garvey, E. J. (2014). Aeration of oils in the presence of both edible and non-edible surfactants. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4222192

Unlike aqueous foams, very little literature exists in the area of non-aqueous foams despite this being an important field industrially, e.g. in confectionary manufacture and in the oil industry. Since the air-oil surface tension is normally at least... Read More about Aeration of oils in the presence of both edible and non-edible surfactants.

Solid particles at fluid interfaces : emulsions, liquid marbles, dry oil powders and oil foams (2014)
Thesis
Tyowua, A. T. (2014). Solid particles at fluid interfaces : emulsions, liquid marbles, dry oil powders and oil foams. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4221420

The behaviour of different particle types at oil-water, oil-oil and liquid (and/or oil)-air interfaces in terms of the type of materials they stabilise has been studied. For the oil-water interfaces, oil-in-water o/w Pickering emulsions (composed of... Read More about Solid particles at fluid interfaces : emulsions, liquid marbles, dry oil powders and oil foams.

Aqueous foams and aerated oil-in-water emulsions partly stabilised by edible particles (2014)
Thesis
Mashinchi, S. (2014). Aqueous foams and aerated oil-in-water emulsions partly stabilised by edible particles. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4221769

The objectives of this thesis are to enhance the understanding of edible solid particle behaviour at oil-water and at air-water interfaces, and how their adsorption at these interfaces affects the emulsion and foam stability. Materials stabilised sol... Read More about Aqueous foams and aerated oil-in-water emulsions partly stabilised by edible particles.

Membrane permeation from solutions, particle dispersions and particle-stabilised emulsions (2013)
Thesis
Johnson, A. J. (2013). Membrane permeation from solutions, particle dispersions and particle-stabilised emulsions. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4214551

This thesis is primarily concerned with understanding how the rate and extent of membrane permeation of a drug is affected by switching the donor delivery vehicle for different permeants and membranes. The project is funded by an industrial Collabora... Read More about Membrane permeation from solutions, particle dispersions and particle-stabilised emulsions.

Understanding and optimisation of non-conventional emulsions (2012)
Thesis
Thompson, M. A. (2012). Understanding and optimisation of non-conventional emulsions. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4213500

This thesis is concerned with understanding the effect of diols on emulsion properties and to use knowledge gained to optimise emulsions containing them. The project was sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline, a world leading pharmaceutical company, whose inte... Read More about Understanding and optimisation of non-conventional emulsions.

Particles at fluid interfaces : behaviour and derived materials (2011)
Thesis
Rocher, A. (2011). Particles at fluid interfaces : behaviour and derived materials. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4212793

The objectives of this thesis are to enhance the understanding of the particle behaviour at fluid interfaces using novel and stimuli responsive particles, and how their adsorption at these interfaces affect the emulsions, foams or other materials tha... Read More about Particles at fluid interfaces : behaviour and derived materials.

Surfactant properties of corrosion inhibitors (2011)
Thesis
El Moaty, I. S. (2011). Surfactant properties of corrosion inhibitors. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4213043

Corrosion is one of the most common, costly and widespread industrial problems in the oil and gas production industry. Surfactant addition is one of many ways to inhibit the corrosion of metals, especially on hard-to-reach surfaces such as the inside... Read More about Surfactant properties of corrosion inhibitors.

Particle-stabilised foams and foam films (2009)
Thesis
Braz, D. A. (2009). Particle-stabilised foams and foam films. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4209150

This thesis aimed to investigate and understand the properties of foams and foam liquid films stabilised by colloidal solid particles, in the absence of any surface active substances, e.g. surfactants. Foams occur as end products or during the proces... Read More about Particle-stabilised foams and foam films.

Nanoparticles at liquid interfaces (2008)
Thesis
Lees, T. J. G. (2008). Nanoparticles at liquid interfaces. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4208950

This thesis is concerned with the study of two phase systems stabilised by nanometre sized solid particles. The understanding of how modifying these particles at the oil(air)-water interface can change the properties of the bulk systems they stabilis... Read More about Nanoparticles at liquid interfaces.

Surfactant aspects of corrosion inhibition (2007)
Thesis
Hicks, J. T. (2007). Surfactant aspects of corrosion inhibition. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4214284

This thesis is concerned with investigating the surfactant aspects of corrosion inhibition. Corrosion inhibitors are of great industrial importance because they are a relatively inexpensive and easily applicable method of protecting oil pipelines aga... Read More about Surfactant aspects of corrosion inhibition.

Silica and ionisable latex particles as novel emulsifiers (2005)
Thesis
Rodrigues-Ramos, J. A. (2005). Silica and ionisable latex particles as novel emulsifiers. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4218693

This thesis is concerned with the use of silica and latex particles as novel emulsifiers III solid-stabilised emulsions. This project was sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline, a world leading pharmaceutical company interested in the research and development... Read More about Silica and ionisable latex particles as novel emulsifiers.

Foaming and anti-foaming of nonionic surfactant solutions (2004)
Thesis
Haynes, M. D. (2004). Foaming and anti-foaming of nonionic surfactant solutions. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4218525

Foam is important for many processes such as enhanced oil recovery and firefighting. Although a large volume of foam is desirable for these particular applications, for other applications it needs to be suppressed, for example, in washing machines. I... Read More about Foaming and anti-foaming of nonionic surfactant solutions.

Preparation and characterisation of polymer films from polymerizable microemulsions (2004)
Thesis
Porter, M. R. (2004). Preparation and characterisation of polymer films from polymerizable microemulsions. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4218376

This thesis is concerned with the microemulsion phase behaviour of polymerizable surfactants with polymerizable oils and water, and the effect of various properties and characteristics of the equilibrium microemulsion phases and their components on t... Read More about Preparation and characterisation of polymer films from polymerizable microemulsions.

Evaporation rates from emulsions stabilised by surfactants and nanoparticles (2003)
Thesis
Askargorta, I. A. (2003). Evaporation rates from emulsions stabilised by surfactants and nanoparticles. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4214264

This thesis is concerned with the evaporation rates of emulsions stabilised by either surfactant molecules or nm-size solid particles. Understanding of the mechanisms of the evaporation process plus the control of the rate limiting step of each mecha... Read More about Evaporation rates from emulsions stabilised by surfactants and nanoparticles.