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Wettability and Interfacial Phenomena

Implications for Material Processing

Edited by Rita Khanna

The University of New South Wales

Wettability at the solid/liquid interface, its dynamics, tunability, the influence of operating parameters, surface and interfacial phenomena play an increasingly significant role in a wide variety of applications, for example, material processing, nanotechnology, oil recovery, oil spills, chemical leaching, water management, and disease transmission. Although a mature field, it is experiencing dramatic developments on several fronts with emerging applications in new fields. This book presents a collection of eight chapters on nanoscale wetting phenomena, oil extraction from reservoir rocks, the role of coatings, particle morphology, surface roughness and viscosity in metal processing, and practical applications of superhydrophobic behaviour in cell culturing, isolation, anti-icing, anti-reflective and anti-corrosion coatings in the transportation and optical devices fields.

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Wettability and Interfacial PhenomenaImplications for Material ProcessingEdited by Rita Khanna

Published: May 22nd 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.75334

ISBN: 978-1-83880-539-5

Print ISBN: 978-1-83880-538-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83880-713-9

Copyright year: 2019

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3926 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

5 Web of Science Citations

6 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Factors Influencing the Wettability of Nanomaterials

By Rita Khanna


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2. On the Friction of Oil-Impregnated Sintered Bearings

By Naofumi Hiraoka


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3. Understanding Wettability through Zeta Potential Measurements

By Syed Taqvi and Ghada Bassioni


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4. Wetting of Al Alloys for Hot Dipping Coating Process

By Qiaoli Lin, Ran Sui and Weiyuan Yu


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5. Influence of Al2O3 Processing on the Microtexture and Morphology of Mold Steel: Hydrophilic-to-Hydrophobic Transition

By Kelvii Wei Guo


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6. Interfacial Phenomena in the Synthesis Process of Barium Sulfate Particles Precipitated in a Lobed Inner Cylinder Taylor-Couette Flow Reactor: Effects of Fluid Dynamics

By Lu Liu, Guang Li, Xiaogang Yang, Xiani Huang and Chenyang Xue


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7. Dependence of Surface Tension and Viscosity on Temperature in Multicomponent Alloys

By Ivaldo Leão Ferreira, José Adilson de Castro and Amauri Garcia


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8. Natural and Artificial Superwettable Surfaces-Superficial Phenomena: An Extreme Wettability Scenario

By Cristina Elena Dinu-Pîrvu, Roxana-Elena Avrămescu, Mihaela Violeta Ghica and Lăcrămioara Popa


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