The Handbook

Hansen Solubility Parameters Handbook The standard book on HSP science is Dr Hansen's Hansen Solubility Parameters: A User's Handbook, Second Edition published in 2007 by CRC Press.

It is an official CRC Bestseller!

The Table of Contents gives a good idea of the vast scope of the book and its authoritative nature.

Table of Contents

  1. Solubility Parameters — An Introduction; C.M. Hansen
    • Hildebrand Parameters and Basic Polymer Solution Thermodynamics
    • Hansen Solubility Parameters
    • Methods and Problems in the Determination of Partial Solubility Parameters
    • Calculation of the Dispersion Solubility Parameter δd
    • Calculation of the Polar Solubility Parameter δp
    • Calculation of the Hydrogen Bonding Solubility Parameter δh
    • Supplementary Calculations And Procedures
    • Hansen Solubility Parameters for Water
  2. Theory — The Prigogine Corresponding States Theory, the c12 Interaction Parameter, and the Hansen Solubility Parameters; C.M. Hansen
    • Hansen Solubility Parameters (HSP)
    • Resemblance Between Predictions of Hansen Solubility Parameters and Corresponding States Theories
    • The c12 Parameter and Hansen Solubility Parameters
    • Comparison of Calculated and Experimental c12 Parameters
    • General Discussion
    • Postscript
  3. Statistical Thermodynamic Calculations of the Hydrogen Bonding, Dipolar, and Dispersion Solubility Parameters; C. Panayiotou
    • Theory
    • Applications
    • Discussion and Conclusions
    • Appendix I: The Acid Dimerization
    • Appendix II: An Alternative Form of the Polar Term
    • Appendix III: A Group-Contribution Method for the Prediction of δ and δD
  4. Hansen Solubility Parameters (HSP) in Thermodynamic Models for Polymer Solutions; G.M. Kontogeorgis
    • Group Contribution Methods for Estimating Properties of Polymers
    • Activity Coefficients Models Using the HSP
    • Conclusions and Future Challenges
    • Appendix I: An Expression of the FH Model for Multicomponent Mixture
  5. Methods of Characterization — Polymers; C.M. Hansen
    • Calculation of Polymer HSP
    • Solubility — Examples
    • Swelling — Examples
    • Melting Point Determinations — Effect of Temperature
    • Environmental Stress Cracking
    • Intrinsic Viscosity Measurements
    • Other Measurement Techniques
  6. Methods of Characterization — Surfaces; C.M. Hansen
    • Hansen Solubility Parameter Correlations with Surface Tension (Surface Free Energy)
    • Method to Evaluate the Cohesion Energy Parameters for Surfaces
    • A Critical View of the Critical Surface Tensions
    • A Critical View of the Wetting Tension
    • Additional Hansen Solubility Parameter Surface Characterizations and Comparisons
    • Self-Stratifying Coatings
    • Maximizing Physical Adhesion
  7. Methods of Characterization for Pigments, Fillers, and Fibers; C.M. Hansen
    • Methods to Characterize Pigment, Filler, and Fiber Surfaces
    • Discussion — Pigments, Fillers, and Fibers
    • Hansen Solubility Parameter Correlation of Zeta Potential for Blanc Fixe
    • Carbon Fiber Surface Characterization
    • Controlled Adsorption (Self-Assembly)
  8. Applications — Coatings and Other Filled Polymer Systems; C.M. Hansen
    • Solvents
    • Techniques for Data Treatment
    • Solvents and Surface Phenomena in Coatings (Self-Assembly)
    • Polymer Compatibility
    • Hansen Solubility Parameter Principles Applied to Understanding Other Filled Polymer Systems
  9. Hansen Solubility Parameters of Asphalt, Bitumen and Crude Oils; P. Redelius
    • Models of Bitumen
    • Asphaltenes
    • Molecular Weight
    • Polarity
    • Solubility Parameters of Bitumen
    • Testing of Bitumen Solubility
    • Hildebrand Solubility Parameters
    • Hansen Solubility Parameters (HSP)
    • The Solubility Sphere
    • Computer Program for Calculation and Plotting of the Hansen 3D Pseudosphere
    • Components of Bitumen
    • Bitumen and Polymers
    • Crude Oil
    • Turbidimetric Titrations
    • BISOM Test
  10. Determination of Hansen Solubility Parameter Values for Carbon Dioxide; L.L. Williams
    • Methodology
    • One-Component Hildebrand Parameter as a Function of Temperature and Pressure
    • Three-Component (Hansen) Solubility Parameters — Pure CO2
    • Temperature and Pressure Effects on HSPs: δd
    • Temperature and Pressure Effects on HSPs: δp
    • Temperature and Pressure Effects on HSPs: δh
    • Addendum
    • Appendix I: Ideal Solubility of Gases in Liquids and Published CO2 Solubility Data
  11. Use of Hansen Solubility Parameters to Identify Cleaning Applications for “Designer” Solvents; J. Durkee
    • A Variety of Solvents
    • Pathology of Soils
    • HSP of Multiple-Component Soils
    • Method for Calculating HSP of Composites (Soils or Solvents)
    • More Realistic View About Evaluating HSP of Composite Soils
    • Method for Choice of Suitable Solvents
    • Reference Soils for Comparison
    • Identification of Designer Solvents
    • An Open Question — Answered
    • Limiting RA Value For Expected Good Cleaning Performance
    • Application of HSP Methodology to Cleaning Operations
    • Analysis of Capability of Designer Solvents
  12. Applications — Chemical Resistance; C.M. Hansen
    • Chemical Resistance — Acceptable-or-Not Data
    • Effects of Solvent Molecular Size
    • Chemical Resistance — Examples
    • Special Effects with Water
  13. Applications — Barrier Polymers; C.M. Hansen
    • Concentration-Dependent Diffusion
  14. Solubility Parameter Correlations Based on Permeation Phenomena
    • Solubility Parameter Correlation of Polymer Swelling
    • Solubility Parameter Correlation of Permeation Coefficients for Gases
    • General Considerations
  15. Applications – Environmental Stress Cracking in Polymers; C.M. Hansen
    • ESC Interpreted Using HSP
    • ESC With Nonabsorbing Stress Cracking Initiators
  16. Hansen Solubility Parameters — Biological Materials; C.M. Hansen and T. Svenstrup Poulsen
    • Hydrophobic Bonding and Hydrophilic Bonding (Self-Association)
    • DNA
    • Cholesterol
    • Lard
    • Human Skin
    • Proteins — Blood Serum and Zein
    • Chlorophyll and Lignin
    • Wood Chemicals and Polymers
    • Urea
    • Water
    • Surface Mobility
    • Chiral Rotation, Hydrogen Bonding, and Nanoengineering
  17. Absorption and Diffusion in Polymers; C.M. Hansen
    • Steady State Permeation
    • The Diffusion Equation
    • Surface Resistance
    • Side Effects
    • Film Formation by Solvent Evaporation
    • Anomalous Diffusion (Case II, Super Case II)
  18. Applications — Safety and Environment; C.M. Hansen
    • Substitution
    • Alternative Systems
    • Solvent Formulation And Personal Protection For Least Risk
    • The Danish Mal System — The Fan
    • Selection of Chemical Protective Clothing
    • Uptake of Contents by a Plastic Container
    • Skin Penetration
    • Transport Phenomena
  19. The Future
    • Hansen Solubility Parameter Data and Data Quality
    • Group Contribution Methods
    • Polymers as Points — Solvents as Spheres
    • Characterizing Surfaces
    • Materials and Processes Suggested for Further Attention
    • Theoretical Problems Awaiting Future Resolution
  20. Appendices
    • Hansen Solubility Parameters for Selected Solvents with the major contribution of Hanno Priebe
    • Hansen Solubility Parameters for Selected Correlations
    • Solubility Data for the Original 33 Polymers and 88 Solvents
  21. Index

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