The first version of the Handbook of Clay technological know-how published in 2006 assembled the scattered literature at the assorted and various features that make up the self-discipline of clay technological know-how. the subjects lined diversity from the basic constructions (including textures) and homes of clays and clay minerals, via their environmental, healthiness and commercial purposes, to their research and characterization by way of glossy instrumental recommendations. additionally incorporated are the clay-microbe interplay, layered double hydroxides, zeolites, cement hydrates, and genesis of clay minerals in addition to the historical past and educating of clay technology. The 2e provides new info from the intervening 6 years and provides a few vital topics to make this the main finished and wide-ranging assurance of clay technological know-how in a single resource within the English language.
- Provides updated, entire details in one source
- Covers functions of clays, in addition to the instrumental analytical techniques
- Provides a very multidisciplinary method of clay science
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