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Wetting and Wettability

On the liquid 's surface, the molecules have fewer neighbors in comparison with the bulk volume. As a result, the energy interaction shows itself in the surface tension. Traditionally, the surface tension can be assumed as a force in the unit of the length which can be counted by the unit of Newton on squared meter, or energy on the units of the surface. The surface tension, implies the interface between liquid and vapor, which is an example of the surface tensions. The equilibrium between these surface tensions, decides that a droplet on a solid surface, would have a droplet form or will change to layer form. This book collects new developments in wetting and wettability science.

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Wetting and WettabilityEdited by Mahmood Aliofkhazraei

Published: December 16th 2015

DOI: 10.5772/62031

ISBN: 978-953-51-2215-9

Copyright year: 2015

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20846 Total Chapter Downloads

17 Crossref Citations

9 Web of Science Citations

45 Dimensions Citations

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1. Water Vapor Adsorption and Soil Wetting

By Abdelmonem Mohamed Ahmed Amer

1173

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2. Wetting Properties at Nanometer Scale

By Antoniu Moldovan and Marius Enachescu

1198

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3. TiO2 -Based Surfaces with Special Wettability – From Nature to Biomimetic Application

By Jian-Ying Huang and Yue-Kun Lai

2932

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4. Increased Wettability and Surface Free Energy of Polyurethane by Ultraviolet Ozone Treatment

By Ping Kuang and Kristen Constant

1767

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5. Wetting and Navier-Stokes Equation — The Manufacture of Composite Materials

By Mario Caccia, Antonio Camarano, Danilo Sergi, Alberto Ortona and Javier Narciso

1033

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6. Modification of Surface Energy and Wetting of Textile Fibers

By Franco Ferrero and Monica Periolatto

1623

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7. Surface Energy and Wetting in Island Films

By Sergei Dukarov, Aleksandr Kryshtal and Vladimir Sukhov

1318

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8. Wettability of Nanostructured Surfaces

By L. Duta, A.C. Popescu, I. Zgura, N. Preda and I.N. Mihailescu

1767

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9. Wetting Behavior of Dental Implants

By In-Hye Kim, Tae-Yup Kwon and Kyo-Han Kim

1477

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10. Influence of Wettability and Reactivity on Refractory Degradation – Interactions of Molten Iron and Slags with Steelmaking Refractories at 1550°C

By R. Khanna, M. Ikram-ul-Haq and V. Sahajwalla

1121

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11. The Wetting of Leaf Surfaces and Its Ecological Significances

By Huixia Wang, Hui Shi and Yanhui Wang

2187

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12. Wettability and Other Surface Properties of Modified Polymers

By Nikola Slepickova Kasalkova, Petr Slepicka, Zdenka Kolska and Vaclav Svorcik

2069

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13. Wettability of Carbonaceous Materials with Molten Iron at 1550°C

By R. Khanna, I. Mansuri and V. Sahajwalla

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