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Recent Advances in Adhesion Science and Technology in Honor of Dr. Kash Mittal

1st Edition

Edited by Wojciech (Voytek) Gutowski, Hanna Dodiuk

CRC Press

394 pages | 192 B/W Illus.

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The surface of an object is the first thing we see or touch. Nearly every article or object we encounter at home, in industry, land transportation, aerospace, or the medical field in some way uses an adhesive, a sealant, or a decorative coating. Adhesion science provides the technology and the know-how behind these applications. Recent Advances in Adhesion Science and Technology in Honor of Dr. Kash Mittal is dedicated to Dr. Mittal’s outstanding contributions to the global adhesion community and his achievements in disseminating the science of adhesion. This Festschrift volume contains selected papers from the Special Symposium on Recent Advances in Adhesion Science and Technology held in honor of Dr. Mittal to commemorate the publication of his 100th edited book.

Written by world-renowned researchers, the papers have been updated for inclusion in this volume. They offer insight into recent developments and the significant ramifications to adhesion science and adhesive technology. Nineteen articles are divided into five sections: Interfaces, Wettability, and Adhesion; Surface Modification of Polymers; Adhesion Aspects of Bio-Based Materials and Bioadhesion; Adhesives and Their Testing; and Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites.

Reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of adhesion science, the topics covered include metal–polymer interfaces and ways to improve adhesion, lateral force at liquid–solid interface, particle adhesion in pharmaceutical sciences, wood joints formed without use of adhesives, reinforced polymer composites using different fillers, "green" composites, medium density fiber board surfaces for powder coating, adhesion aspects in dentistry, E. coli interactions in porous media, analysis of adhesive behavior in bonded assemblies, soy proteins as wood adhesives, carbon nanotube-based interphase sensors, and reaction of multiwalled carbon nanotubes with gaseous atoms.

Table of Contents

Section I Interfaces, Wettability, and Adhesion

Study of Metal–Polymer Interfaces: Relevance to Adhesion

Jörg F. Friedrich

Lateral Adhesion Force Measurements at the Drop-Surface Interface

Aisha Leh, Hartmann E. N’guessan, Prashant Bahadur, Rajiv Jaini, and Rafael Tadmor

Particle Adhesion in the Pharmaceutical Sciences

Frank M. Etzler

The Effects of Nanostructure and Composition of Solid Surfaces on Ice Adhesion

H. Dodiuk, S. Kenig, and A. Dotan

A Review on the Fabrication of Nanostructured Superhydrophobic Aluminum Surfaces

D. K. Sarkar and N. M. Saleema

Section II Surface Modification of Polymers

Surface Modification of ABS for Electroless Copper Plating without Chromic Acid Etching

Norihiro Inagaki

Achieving Nanoscale Surface Structure on Polyester Film by Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Treatment

W. Y. I. Tsoi, C. W. Kan, C. W. M. Yuen, T. M. Choi, and T. B. Tang

Aerosol-Based DBD—A Simple Way to Provide Polymers with Functional Groups for Adhesion Promotion

R. Mix, H. Yin, and Jörg F. Friedrich

Section III Adhesion Aspects of Bio-Based Materials and Bio-Adhesion

Wood Joints Adhesion and Performance in Mechanical Friction Welding of Wood without Adhesives

A. Pizzi

Effect of Pretreatment of Rice Straw Used as a Bio-Filler in Reinforced Polypropylene Composite

A. Karim, M. Masudul Hassan, and Mubarak A. Khan

"Green" Composites Based on Bacterial Cellulose Produced Using Novel Low-Cost Carbon Source and Soy Protein Resin

Kaiyan Qiu and Anil N. Netravali

Preparing Medium Density Fiberboard Surfaces for Powder Coating: Effects of Atmospheric Plasma Treatment, Infrared Irradiation, and Climatization

Christoph Jocham, Judith Sinic, Thomas W. Schmidt, Uwe Müller, and Andreas Kandelbauer

Adhesion Aspects in Dentistry: Bonding to Zirconia

Jukka P. Matinlinna and Moustafa N. Aboushelib

Escherichia coli O157:H7 Interactions and Transport in Unsaturated Porous Media

Yongjun Mao and Gang Chen

Section IV Adhesives and Their Testing

Improved Approaches to Analyze the Nonlinear Behavior of Adhesives in Bonded Assemblies

Jean Yves Cognard, Romain Créac’hcadec, Julien Maurice, Laurent Sohier, Bernard Gineste, and Peter Davies

Soy Proteins as Wood Adhesives

Charles R. Frihart, Christopher G. Hunt, and Michael J. Birkeland

Section V Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites

Carbon Nanotube-Based Interphase Sensor for Structural Health Monitoring in Continuous Glass Fiber-Reinforced Polypropylene

Julius Rausch and Edith Mäder

Reaction of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes with Gaseous Oxygen and Chlorine Atoms

L. Oliveira, T. Debies, and G. A. Takacs

Nanoparticle Deposition on Packaging Materials by Liquid Flame Spray: Generation of Superhydrophilic and Superhydrophobic Coatings

Hannu Teisala, Mikko Tuominen, Mikko Aromaa, Milena Stepien, Jyrki M. Mäkelä, Jarkko J. Saarinen, Martti Toivakka, and Jurkka Kuusipalo

About the Editors

Voytek (Wojciech) Gutowski, Ph.D.,joinedthe Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in 1983, where he works in the Division of Materials Science and Engineering as a Team Leader of "Functional Interphases & Coatings" Team. His research covers adhesion science and technology and intelligent multifunctional interphases for polymers and composites. His achievements in science and its translation to industrial technologies have brought him the highest Australian and international acclaim through numerous prestigious scientific and industrial awards. His publications record includes 78 generic patent families and patent applications, 1 book, 22 book chapters, and 120 scientific papers.

Hanna Dodiuk, Ph.D., was appointed the head of the Plastics Engineering and Polymers Department at Shenkar College of Engineering and Design in 2006. She specializes in adhesion science and adhesives technology, characterization and formulation of polymer adhesives and composites, biobased and renewable polymers, and aging of polymeric materials. She is the author or coauthor of 130 scientific publications and 15 patents, is the editor of two books, and serves as a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology and Reviews of Adhesion and Adhesives.

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SCIENCE / Chemistry / Physical & Theoretical