Capillarity and Wetting Phenomena: Drops, Bubbles, Pearls, Waves / Edition 1

Capillarity and Wetting Phenomena: Drops, Bubbles, Pearls, Waves / Edition 1

by Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, Francoise Brochard-Wyart, David Quere
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0387005927

ISBN-13: 9780387005928

Pub. Date: 09/12/2003

Publisher: Springer New York

The study of capillarity is in the midst of a veritable explosion. What is offered here is not a comprehensive review of the latest research but rather a compendium of principles designed for the undergraduate student and for readers interested in the physics underlying these phenomena.

Overview

The study of capillarity is in the midst of a veritable explosion. What is offered here is not a comprehensive review of the latest research but rather a compendium of principles designed for the undergraduate student and for readers interested in the physics underlying these phenomena.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387005928
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
09/12/2003
Edition description:
2004
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Capillarity: Unconstrained Interfaces / Capillarity and Gravity / Hysteresis and Elasticity of Triple Lines / Wetting and Long-Range Forces b/ Hydrodynamics of Interfaces -- Thin Films, Waves, and Ripples / Dynamics of the Triple Line / Dewetting / Surfactants / Special Interfaces / Transport Phenomena

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