Measurement studies on Superhydrophobic materials
Devasahayam, Sheila & Yarlagadda, Prasad K.D.V. (2014) Measurement studies on Superhydrophobic materials. Advanced Materials Research, 988, pp. 134-142.
Superhydrophobicity is directly related to the wettability of the surfaces. Cassie-Baxter state relating to geometrical configuration of solid surfaces is vital to achieving the Superhydrophobicity and to achieve Cassie-Baxter state the following two criteria need to be met: 1) Contact line forces overcome body forces of unsupported droplet weight and 2) The microstructures are tall enough to prevent the liquid that bridges microstructures from touching the base of the microstructures . In this paper we discuss different measurements used to characterise/determine the superhydrophobic surfaces.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Wettability, contact angle, contact angle hysteresis, contact time, surface roughness, drag reduction measurements, morphology, surface friction, Reynolds number|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > TECHNOLOGY (100000)
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2014 Trans Tech Publications Inc.|
|Deposited On:||07 Aug 2014 23:08|
|Last Modified:||19 May 2015 21:59|
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