Surface and interfacial phenomena: surface tension: contact angle and the wetting of solid, spreading of one liquid over another, mechanism of capillary rise and effect of temperature, methods of determining surface tension.
Surface active agents and their classification: pharmaceutical applications and medicinal importance of surface active agents.
Bulk Properties of Surfactant Solutions: micelle formation and methods for the determination of the critical micelle concentration (CMC); factors affecting micelles; stability of micelles.
Solubilization: factors affecting solubilization: and pharma ceutica l application of solubilization.
Colloidal systems: classification of colloids; properties of collloids solutions; preparation of lyophobic solutions; stability of lyophobic colloids.
Rheology: Newtonian fluids; flow characteristics of Newtonian fluids and effect of temperature; determination of viscosity principles of capillary tube; Redwood and falling sphere viscometers; rotational viscometers; the flow properties of disperse systems
Mechanism of fluid flow: significance of Reynold's number; distribution of velocities across a tube and boundary layers.
- Lecturer: Ibukun Adeleke
- Lecturer: Samson Esezobo
- Lecturer: Didacus Nnamani
- Lecturer: A Obarisiagbon
- Lecturer: Ignatius Onaga