Thin Liquid Films: Dewetting and Polymer Flow

Thin Liquid Films: Dewetting and Polymer Flow

by Ralf Blossey


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789400744547
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 05/22/2012
Series: Theoretical and Mathematical Physics
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 154
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Applications of Thin Films.- Statistical Mechanics of Thin Films.- Capillarity and Surface Tension.- Forces acting on Interfaces.- Wetting and Dewetting.- The Solid-Liquid Boundary.- Polymers as Thin Films: Glass Transition.- Hydrodynamics of Thin Films.- Lubrication Approximation for Viscous Thin Films.- Film Rupture.- Rims.- Fluctuations in Thin Films.- Visco-elastic Thin Films.- Mathematics of Thin-Film Equations.- Existence and Regularity of Solutions to Thin Film Equations.- Numerics for Thin-Film Equations.

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