# Solid-liquid-air contact angles and their dependence upon the surface condition of the solid

by Allan Delmas Wooley

Publisher: Mack printing company in Easton, Pa

Written in English

## Subjects:

• Capillarity.,
• Solids.,
• Liquids.

## Edition Notes

Classifications The Physical Object Statement by Allan D. Wooley. LC Classifications QC183 .W6 1932 Pagination 16 p. Number of Pages 16 Open Library OL6300739M LC Control Number 34002020 OCLC/WorldCa 14703076

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## Solid-liquid-air contact angles and their dependence upon the surface condition of the solid by Allan Delmas Wooley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Bartell FE, Wooley AD () Solid–liquid–Air contact angles and their dependence upon the surface condition of the solid. J Am Chem Soc – CrossRef Google Scholar by: 2. Bartell FE, Wooley AD () Solid-liquid-air contact angles and their dependence upon the surface condition of the solid.

J Am Chem Soc – CrossRef Google Scholar Cited by: 1. The contact angle is affected by surface contamination, roughness changes, surface tilt, liquid purity, liquid viscosity, surface reactivity, etc. Kumar and Prabhu review many of these factors in detail [17]. This strong dependence on the state of the surface illustrates the excellent sensitivity displayed by the sessile drop contact angle.

The equation A = S1 - S12 = S2 cos θ, in which A is adhesion tension, S1 and S2 are surface tensions of solid and liquid, resp., S12 is interfactial tension, and θ angle of contact, becomes for rough surfaces r A = r(S1 - S12) = S2 cos θ in which r is the roughness factor defined as the ratio between the actual surface and the geometric by: When a three-phase contact line moves along a solid surface, the contact angle no longer corresponds to the static equilibrium angle but is larger when the.

The term ‘contact Solid-liquid-air contact angles and their dependence upon the surface condition of the solid book, which describes the angle at which a liquid meets a solid surface or another liquid surface during or after spreading, is attributed to Thomas Young, a British polymath and physician, and his essay on the cohesion of fluids published in An extensive search conducted by the authors of this review could not identify any other scientist who referred to this.

There are two pure modes of evaporation of liquid drops on surfaces: one at constant contact area and one at constant contact angle. Constant contact area mode is the dominating evaporation mode for water and many other drops on solids when the initial contact angle is less than 90°.

However, the constant contact angle mode has been reported in a few instances, such as water. Low contact angle hysteresis results in a very low water roll-off angle, which denotes the angle to which a surface may be tilted for roll-off of water drops (i.e., very low water contact angle hysteresis) (ExtrandKijlstra et al ).

Low water roll-off angle is important in liquid flow applications and surfaces with self-cleaning ability. bonded to the solid being sheared and (b) two parallel plates bounding the fluid in (b). The fluid might be a thick oil or glycerin, for example. Shearing of a solid and a fluid • Within the elastic limit of the solid, the shear stress τ = F/A where A is the area of the surface in contact with the solid plate.

The morphology dependence of cuprous oxide and its. gaxat Leave a comment. Morphology and size dependence of silver microstructures in fatty. This dependence is made explicit in Snell's Law via refractive indices, numbers which are constant for given media 1.

Snell's Law is given in the following diagram. As in reflection, we measure the angles from the normal to the surface, at the point of contact.

The constants n are the indices of refraction for the corresponding media. Thin films of such particles deposited onto solid substrates have been used to create superhydrophobic surfaces, exhibiting very large water–air contact angles upon appropriate surface treatments [, ].

More recently, the first systematic studies connecting Pickering emulsion stability to particle roughness have appeared. Solid—Liquid—Air Contact Angles and their Dependence upon the Surface Condition of the Solid May Journal of the American Chemical Society F. Bartell.

Solid Surfaces, Interfaces and Thin Films (Advanced Texts in Physics) by pura. Solid Surfaces, Interfaces and Thin Films (Graduate Texts in. Liquid does not wet the surface of a solid if the angle of contact is acute one c° obtuse one.

Roughness increases solid–liquid (SL) contact area, A SL, which results in high CA, according to the Wenzel equation: (1) cos θ = R f cos θ 0 where θ 0 is the CA for smooth surface, R f = A SL /A F is the roughness factor, and A F is the flat projection of the SL contact area, upon a horizontal R f > 1, roughness can increase CA only for hydrophobic materials (θ 0 > 90°).

Surface wettability is one of the crucial characteristics for determining of a material’s use in specific application. Determination of wettability is based on the measurement of the material surface contact angle.

Contact angle is the main parameter that characterizes the drop shape on the solid surface and is also one of the directly measurable properties of the phase interface. In addition, the weak dependence of surface tension on temperature in our liquid has a small effect on the equilibrium contact angle.

Therefore, it is convenient to rescale the raw data using the dimensionless variables (R − R f)/(R 0 − R f) and θ/θ e.

In addition to surface deviations, the solid surface itself consists of several zones having physico-chemical properties peculiar to the bulk material itself (Figure ) (Gatos, ; Haltner, ; Buckley, ). As a result of the forming process in metals and alloys, there is a zone of work-hardened or Bharat Bhushan The Ohio State University.

Vibrational energy transfer (VET) between two isotopologues of [Re(dcb)(CO) 3 Br] immobilized on a TiO 2 surface is studied with the help of 2D IR spectroscopy in dependence of surface coverage.

To dilute the molecules on the surface, and thereby control the intermolecular distances, two different diluents have been used: a third isotopologue of the same molecule and 4-cyanobenzoic acid. Thus the contact angle provides an inverse measure of wettability. Hence if the contact angle between the liquid surface interface is zero, i.e., $\theta=0^0$, then the degree of wetting is maximum and is said to be perfect wetting.

In such case the solid-liquid interactions are. A drop of water (or any beverage) placed on hand does not spread spontaneously but forms a lens, such as in Figure 1(a), with a finite contact angle (roughly defined at this point as the angle that the drop makes with the solid surface at their contact point), most often somewhere between 50 and 80°.Skin contains 70–80% of water (with proteinaceous structures such as collagen), 1 and such.

Surfaces have an energy associated with them. Any material, solid or liquid, wants to bond to itself, not something else - that’s why it sticks together into a solid or liquid in the first place. Any surface or interface disrupts this bonding, and. That same block in a different configuration (also in Figure 2), in which the block is placed vertically, has an area of contact with the surface upon which it is resting of m 2, thus exerting a pressure of 10, Pa—10 times larger than the first configuration due to a decrease in the surface.

The results of the simulations corresponding to these two contact angles are plotted in Fig. The ambient temperature and humidity are set as 25 °C and 50%, respectively.

Figure 3 shows that the effect of the surface can be quite profound; the evaporation time can increase by 60% for a more hydrophobic surface. The droplet spreading on the. Contact; GaAs()A/B surface orientation effects on electron density. Posted on by jogy.

Surface orientation effects in crystalline-amorphous silicon. the water surface at two points along the channel, at least hundreds if not thousands of meters apart). Sometimes the three equations are written in terms of the slope, tanα, rather than the sine of the slope angle, sinα, because for very small α (the usual case), the approximation sinα ≈ tanα is a good one.

Abrasive wear occurs when a hard rough surface slides across a softer surface. ASTM International defines it as the loss of material due to hard particles or hard protuberances that are forced against and move along a solid surface. Abrasive wear is commonly classified according to the type of contact and the contact environment.

The type of contact determines the mode of abrasive wear. As @mjc has pointed out, the solid surface literally remains with the same dimensions (as opposed to the liquid surface forming an arch).

The SL & SG surface tension forces (about the points only where the liquid arch meets the solid surface) act opp. to each other. In your diagram it is the point where the 3 ST forces are acting.

24 Equation () is called the Newton's law of viscosity and states that the shear stress between adjacent fluid layers is proportional to the negative value of the velocity gradient between the two layers.

An alternative interpretation can be given to () by noting, from. The available surface cavities at a micro-/nanoscale trap numerous air pockets underneath the liquid, which renders an effective surface heterogeneity composed of solid and air, resulting in a so-called Cassie-Baxter nonwetting state with an enlarged contact angle.

Meanwhile, droplet adhesion hysteresis is a strong function of the contact area.Hysteresis is the dependence of the state of a system on its history.

For example, a magnet may have more than one possible magnetic moment in a given magnetic field, depending on how the field changed in the of a single component of the moment often form a loop or hysteresis curve, where there are different values of one variable depending on the direction of change of another.Due to their simplicity, desorption 2~ and depletion methods are often used to determine the amount of protein adsorbed.

However, they require a large surface area to give sufficient accur and in such systems [e.g. latex beads), the avail- able surface may be difficult to measure.