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Adhesion and Friction

    Topics:Surface and Surface Tension
  • Molecular Picture of Surface Tension
  • Contact Angle: Young's Equation
  • Effect of Surface energy: Nucleation/Melting
  • Solidification/Melting
  • Size effect in Evaporation/Condensation
  • Wetting on Textured Surfaces
  • Wetting on Textures: Wenzel Model
  • Inhomogenous Wetting
  • Cassie and Wenzel States
  • Sticky or Slippery Surfaces?
  • Nature's Example : Namib Beetle
  • Origin of Adhesion: VdW Forces
  • Adhesion Enhancement by Nano-toes
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Keywords: adsorption • adhesion • friction • surface • wetting • nucleation • surface tension • Young's equation • presentation
Categories: Science approaches > Deformation & failure
Materials > Ceramics & glasses > Technical ceramics > Carbon and graphite
Properties > Mechanical & thermal > Surface properties
Scale > Nano(-materials)
Created by: Nicholas X. Fang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Date created: 11 May 2009
Date added: 25 January 2011
Resource ID: 3355