Contact angle, wettability and adhesion. / Volume 5 by K. L. Mittal

By K. L. Mittal

The subject of wettabilty is very very important from either primary and utilized elements. The functions of wettability variety from self-cleaning home windows to micro- and nanofluidics.

This booklet represents the cumulative knowledge of a contingent of world-class (researchers engaged within the area of wettability. within the previous few years there was super curiosity within the "Lotus Leaf impact" and in realizing its mechanism and the way to duplicate this impression for myriad purposes. the subjects of superhydrophobicity, omniphobicity and superhydrophilicity are of a lot modern curiosity and those are lined intensive during this book.

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By K. L. Mittal

The subject of wettabilty is very very important from either primary and utilized elements. The functions of wettability variety from self-cleaning home windows to micro- and nanofluidics.

This booklet represents the cumulative knowledge of a contingent of world-class (researchers engaged within the area of wettability. within the previous few years there was super curiosity within the "Lotus Leaf impact" and in realizing its mechanism and the way to duplicate this impression for myriad purposes. the subjects of superhydrophobicity, omniphobicity and superhydrophilicity are of a lot modern curiosity and those are lined intensive during this book.

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The curvature and thickness profiles were used to obtain the pressure difference driving the flow toward the adsorbed film region. The pressure profiles shown in Fig. 14(b) show that the pressure driving force observed on R0 was much higher than that observed on R2. A higher pressure difference implies more liquid flow towards the transition region. An average value for the shear stress acting on the liquid by the solid was calculated using the approximate model of Panchamgam et al. [34]. The control volume was chosen as the region where the liquid meniscus thickness increases from the adsorbed film thickness until it reaches 300 nm.

Bulavin and V. M. Kashcheev, Intl. Chem. Eng. 5, 112 (1965). Contact Angle, Wettability and Adhesion, Vol. 5, pp. 47–57 Ed. L. Mittal  VSP 2008 Microscopic wettability of softwood tracheid cell walls: Effects of wall sculpturing, sap solutes, and drying MIKA M. KOHONEN∗ Department of Applied Mathematics, Research School of Physical Sciences and Engineering, Australian National University, Canberra ACT 0200, Australia Abstract—The wettability of the inner (lumen) walls of the water-conducting capillaries in plants (tracheids and vessels) is an important parameter in both plant physiology and wood technology.

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