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Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 13: Adhesion and Friction

By Nick Fang1, Omar N Sobh2

1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 2. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Abstract

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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  • Nick Fang; Omar N Sobh (2009), "Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 13: Adhesion and Friction," http://nanohub.org/resources/7588.

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