Basic intermolecular forces. Surface forces in colloid systems. Rheological behaviour of concentrated suspension.
To give the student a thorough knowledge of colloid systems and the surface forces that influence the physical behaviour of such systems. The student should thus be able to solve a relevant petroleum related problem through studies of surface forces of particles in concentrated suspension.
Required prerequisite knowledge
Form of assessment
Passed / Not Passed
Oral Exam, duration: 2 hours, Passed / Not passed
Mandatory project assignment
The project assignment a compulsory teaching activity to be approved.
The applicant must submit the report to the course responsible and the examiner takes place 2 weeks after.
The candidate must present his/her work for 40 minutes and then 15 mins of Q&A.