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Surface Wetting

Characterization, Contact Angle, and Fundamentals

Authors: Law, Kock-Yee, Zhao, Hong

  • Covers wetting, both fundamentals and recent advances
  • Details the connection between surface-liquid interaction and contact angles 
  • Proposes standardization protocols for contact angle measurements
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About this book

This book describes wetting fundamentals and reviews the standard protocol for contact angle measurements. The authors include a brief overview of applications of contact angle measurements in surface science and engineering. They also discuss recent advances and research trends in wetting fundamentals and include measurement techniques and data interpretation of contract angles.

About the authors

Dr. Kock-Yee Law is a researcher in nanotechnology and surface design with over 120 peer-reviewed publications and 105 granted US patents to date. Dr. Hong Zhao is an Assistant Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Engineering, Mechanical, and Nuclear Engineering. 

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Background

    Law, Kock-Yee (et al.)

    Pages 1-6

  • Contact Angle Measurements and Surface Characterization Techniques

    Law, Kock-Yee (et al.)

    Pages 7-34

  • Wetting on Flat and Smooth Surfaces

    Law, Kock-Yee (et al.)

    Pages 35-54

  • Wetting on Rough Surfaces

    Law, Kock-Yee (et al.)

    Pages 55-98

  • What Do Contact Angles Measure?

    Law, Kock-Yee (et al.)

    Pages 99-121

Buy this book

eBook $74.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-25214-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $99.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-25212-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $99.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-36862-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Surface Wetting
Book Subtitle
Characterization, Contact Angle, and Fundamentals
Authors
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-25214-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-25214-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-25212-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-36862-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 162
Number of Illustrations
61 b/w illustrations, 38 illustrations in colour
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