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Physical Pharmacy: Pharmaceutics-IB(Physical Pharmacy)

Physical pharmacy is the process of applying physics and chemistry to the study of pharmaceutics. Cosmetic science is the application of pharmaceutical chemistry techniques to cosmetic development

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RHEOLOGY:
Definition and Fundamental concept; Properties contributing to Rheological behaviour; Graphic presentation of Rheological data.
2. PHYSICOCHEMICAL PROCESSES:
a. Precipitation: Process of precipitation and its applications in Pharmacy.
b. Crystallization: Types of crystals, Mechanism and methods of crystallization and its applications in Pharmacy.
c. Distillation. Simple, fractional, steam distillation, vacuum distillation, destructive distillation and their applications in Pharmacy.
Miscellaneous Processes: Efflorescence, deliquescence, lyophillization, elutrition, exiccation, ignition, sublimation, fusion, calcination, adsorption, decantation, evaporation, vaporization,
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centrifugation, dessication, levigation and trituration.
3. RATE AND ORDER OF REACTIONS.
4. KINETIC PRINCIPLES AND STABILITY TESTING: THEORETIC CONSIDERATIONS:
Degradation:
a. Physical Factors: Influence of pH, temperature, ionic strength, acid-base catalysis, U.V. light.
b. Chemical Factors: Complex chemical reactions. Oxidation-reduction, hydrolysis