Advances in Contact Angle, Wettability and Adhesion, Volume by K. L. Mittal

By K. L. Mittal

This publication is the second one quantity within the sequence "Contact attitude, Wettability and Adhesion." The most well known quantity used to be released in 2013.

Even a cursory look on the literature convey  that during contemporary years the curiosity in realizing and controlling wetting habit has grown exponentially. presently, there's large study task in rendering surfaces superhydrophobic, superhydrophilic, superoleophobic, superoleophilic, omniphobic and omniphilic as a result of their purposes in lots of technologically vital fields. additionally the sturdiness or robustness of fabrics with such tremendous" features is intensely major, in addition to the usage of "green" (biobased) fabrics to acquire such surfaces.

This publication containing 19 articles displays newer advancements in yes parts coated in its predecessor quantity in addition to it contains a few issues that have been now not lined ahead of. Concomitantly, this e-book presents a medium to maintain abreast of the newest examine task and advancements within the enviornment of touch attitude, wettability and adhesion.

The issues mentioned comprise: knowing of wetting hysteresis; fabrication of superhydrophobic fabrics; plasma therapy to accomplish superhydrophilic surfaces; hugely liquid repellent textiles; amendment of paper surfaces to regulate liquid wetting and adhesion; Cheerios impression and its regulate; engineering fabrics with superwettability; laser ablation to create micro/nano-patterned surfaces; liquid repellent amorphous carbon nanoparticle networks; mechanical sturdiness of liquid repellent surfaces; wetting of stable partitions and spontaneous capillary circulation; courting among roughness and oleophilicity; superhydrophobic and superoleophobic eco-friendly fabrics; computational research of wetting on hydrophobic surfaces: software to self-cleaning mechanisms; bubble adhesion to superhydrophilic surfaces; floor unfastened power of superhydrophobic fabrics; and function of floor loose power in pharmaceutical pill tensile strength.

Show description

Read or Download Advances in Contact Angle, Wettability and Adhesion, Volume Two PDF

Similar applied books

Applied Complex Variables for Scientists and Engineers, Second edition

This creation to complicated variable equipment starts by way of rigorously defining complicated numbers and analytic capabilities, and proceeds to provide debts of complicated integration, Taylor sequence, singularities, residues and mappings. either algebraic and geometric instruments are hired to supply the best realizing, with many diagrams illustrating the thoughts brought.

Applied Graph Theory in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition

This e-book will function a origin for quite a few worthy functions of graph idea to laptop imaginative and prescient, trend reputation, and comparable components. It covers a consultant set of novel graph-theoretic equipment for complicated computing device imaginative and prescient and development acceptance projects. the 1st a part of the e-book provides the applying of graph thought to low-level processing of electronic photos akin to a brand new approach for partitioning a given snapshot right into a hierarchy of homogeneous components utilizing graph pyramids, or a research of the connection among graph idea and electronic topology.

Decision Support Systems II - Recent Developments Applied to DSS Network Environments: Euro Working Group Workshop, EWG-DSS 2012, Liverpool, UK, April 12-13, 2012, and Vilnius, Lithuania, July 8-11, 2012, Revised Selected and Extended Papers

This booklet includes prolonged and revised models of a collection of chosen papers from workshops prepared via the Euro operating crew on choice help platforms (EWG-DSS), which have been held in Liverpool, united kingdom, and Vilnius, Lithuania, in April and July 2012. From a complete of 33 submissions, nine papers have been authorized for booklet during this variation after being reviewed via at the least 3 across the world identified specialists from the EWG-DSS software Committee and exterior invited reviewers.

Extra resources for Advances in Contact Angle, Wettability and Adhesion, Volume Two

Sample text

Acad. Sci. (USA) 63, 292–299 (1969). 11. P. Concus and R. Finn, Capillary surfaces in a wedge—differing contact angles, Microgravity Sci. Technol, 7, 152–155 (1994). 12. D. Juncker, Capillary microfluidic systems for bio/chemistry, PhD thesis, University of Neuchatel, Neuchatel, Switzerland (2002). 13. M. Kitron-Belinkov, A. Marmur, T. V. Dadheech, Groovydrops: Effect of groove curvature on spontaneous capillary flow, Langmuir 23, 8406–8410 (2007). 14. Yongkang Chen, L. S. Melvin, S. Rodriguez, D.

The error is large for very irregular shapes. 3 Magnitude of Capillary Velocities 300 8 250 7 Velocity [mm/s] Distance [mm] Obtaining sufficiently high velocities is a major issue for capillary systems. It is essential to reach sufficiently high velocities in order to fill a capillary system in a short time span. Also, high velocities are useful for the dissolution, mixing and dispersion of dried or lyophilized reagents often used in capillary devices. 0314 mm2), but different shapes: circle, square, hexagon, equilateral triangle, slender rectangles of aspect ratio w/h=10 and 50.

4 Dynamic Approach Even if there are good arguments for the validity of the quasi-static Evolver approach concerning the interface shape, it cannot predict the value of the velocity of the flow. A dynamic approach is required to predict the flow velocity. 30), d mV dt Fdrag . 59) Assuming that the advancing contact angle is close to the Young contact angle, the capillary force is given by Fcap w cos wF 2 h cos d . 60) where w = 2h is the wetted perimeter in a cross section. 61) where V(t) is the average velocity at location z(t).

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.56 of 5 – based on 18 votes