Wetting Experiments

1st Edition

Eli Ruckenstein, Gersh Berim

CRC Press
Published December 6, 2018
Reference - 375 Pages - 129 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138393332 - CAT# K400291
Series: Wetting: Theory and Experiments, Two-Volume Set

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Summary

Wetting Experiments contains experimental wetting studies related to biological problems, polymers, and catalysts. An understanding of wetting is important for numerous practical applications, such as preparing self-cleaning surfaces, manufacturing artificial blood vessels, and developing new lubricants and nonadhesive dishes. As part of Wetting: Theory and Experiments, Two-Volume Set, this volume provides new insights into wetting experiments and fills a need not addressed by other books. Biology-related studies are devoted to the problem synthetic materials selection for use in biological media. Polymers are examined to estimate various surface characteristics, such as the ability of polymeric solids to alter their surface structures between different environments to minimize their interfacial free energy.

Aimed at engineers, physical scientists, and materials scientists, this volume addresses the key areas of wetting, providing insights valuable to the field.

 

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