Molecular Theory of Capillarity by J. S. Rowlinson

By J. S. Rowlinson

History of idea on molecular origins of floor phenomena deals a serious and particular exam and evaluate of recent theories, concentrating on statistical mechanics and alertness of ends up in mean-field approximation to version structures. Emphasis on liquid-gas floor, with a spotlight on liquid-liquid surfaces within the ultimate chapters. 1989 edition.

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G. Peacock) Vol. 1, p. 418. Murrary. London (1855). 15) but characteristically put it into words, not as an equation. For a defence of Young's claim to priority, see Pujado, P. Huh. and Scriven, L. E. J. Coll. Interf. Sci. 38,662(1972), and for an attack, see Bikerman. ref. 12. 21. The terms 'non-wetting', 'wetting', and 'spreading' are not always used with the same meanings. We follow here, Padday. J. ) Wetting, Spreading and Adhesion, p. 459. Academic Press, London (1978). 22. Gauss, C. F. Comm.

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