Presents current knowledge of intermolecular interactions, the dynamics of wetting and the importance of wettability phenomena in processes and products, detailing the considerations required for wettability in multicomponent systems. Underlying theory and experimental methods are described.
Table of Contents
"Wetting of Low-Energy Surfaces, Rulon E. Johnson, Jr. and Robert H. Dettre Role of Acid-Base Interactions in Wetting and Related Phenomena, John C. Berg Wetting by Solutions, Arijit Bose Interfacial Chemistry in Biomaterials Science, Erwin A. Vogler Dynamic Contact Angles and Wetting Kinetics, Terence D. Blake Hydrodynamics of Wetting, Stephan F. Kistler Role of Solid/Solid Wetting in Catalysis, Edmond I. Ko High-Temperature Wetting Behavior of Inorganic Liquids, Brian J. J. Zelinski, John Paul Cronin, Matthew Denesuk, and Donald R. Uhlmann "
"For both those learning the fundamentals and those with some background in interfacial phenomena, this book will be a valuable reference. "
---Journal of Membrane Science