Applied Surface Thermodynamics, Second Edition: 151 by A. W.,Neumann,A.W. Neumann,Robert David,Yi Zuo

By A. W.,Neumann,A.W. Neumann,Robert David,Yi Zuo


Surface thermodynamics kinds the root of any significant examine of capillarity and wetting phenomena. the second one variation of Applied floor Thermodynamics deals a accomplished cutting-edge remedy of this severe subject. It presents scholars and researchers with primary wisdom and sensible guidance in fixing real-world difficulties concerning the dimension and interpretation of interfacial houses.



Containing forty percentage new fabric and reorganized content material, this moment version starts off via featuring a generalized Gibbs concept of capillarity, together with discussions of hugely curved interfaces. targeting drop-shape concepts, the publication discusses liquid-fluid interfacial rigidity and its dimension. subsequent, the authors concentrate on touch angles with chapters on experimental methods, thermodynamic types, and the translation of touch angles by way of good floor pressure. The booklet discusses theoretical techniques to settling on reliable floor stress in addition to interfacial tensions of debris and their manifestations. It concludes by means of discussing drop measurement dependence of touch angles and line tension.


What’s New within the moment Edition:





  • Recent development in Axisymmetric Drop form research (ADSA)

  • Image processing tools for drop form analysis

  • Advanced purposes and generalizations of ADSA

  • Recent reports of touch perspective hysteresis

  • Contact angles on inert fluoropolymers

  • Update online rigidity and the drop measurement dependence of touch angles



Exploring a number of diversified facets of floor technological know-how and its functions, the booklet logically progresses in order that wisdom of earlier chapters complements the certainty of next fabric, but every one bankruptcy is freestanding in order that skilled researchers can quick confer with issues of specific interest.


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