Polymer Interface and Adhesion

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CRC Press, Mar 31, 1982 - Technology & Engineering - 630 pages
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Polymer Interface and Adhesion provides the critical basis for further advancement in this field. Combining the principles of interfacial science, rheology, stress analysis, and fracture mechanics, the book teaches a new approach to the analysis of long standing problems such as: how is the interface formed; what are its physical and mechanical properties; and how does the interface modify the stress field and fracture strength of the material. The book offers many outstanding features, including extensive listings of pertinent references, exhaustive tabulations of the interfacial properties of polymers, critical reviews of the many conflicting theories, and complete discussions of coupling agents, adhesion promotion, and surface modifications. Emphasis is placed on physical concepts and mechanisms, using clear, understandable mathematics. Polymer Interface and Adhesion promotes a more thorough understanding of the physical, mechanical, and adhesive properties of multiphase, polymer systems. Polymer scientists and engineers, surface chemists, materials scientists, rheologists, as well as chemical and mechanical engineers interested in the research, development or industrial applications of polymers, plastics, fibers, coatings, adhesives, and composites need this important new sourcebook. Book jacket.
 

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this is useful book about adhesion and surface energy.Wu's method using determine surface energy derivation exist in this book.

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Page 221, 6.2.3 Wetting of gold by water

Contents

INTERRACIAL THERMODYNAMICS
1
MOLECULAR INTERPRETATIONS
29
INTERFACIAL AND SURFACE TENSIONS
67
CONTACT ANGLES OF LIQUIDS ON SOLID POLYMERS
133
SURFACE TENSION AND POLARITY OF SOLID POLYMERS
169
WETTING OF HIGHENERGY SURFACES
215
EXPERIMENTAL METHODS FOR CONTACT ANCLES
257
BASIC CONCEPT AND LOCUS OF FAILURE
337
FORMATION OF ADHESIVE BOND
359
WEAK BOUNDARY LAYERS
449
EFFECT OF INTERNAL STRESS ON BOND STRENGTH
465
FRACTURE OF ADHESIVE BOND
475
Analysis and Testing of Adhesive Bonds
497
CREEP FATIGUE AND ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS
571
Calculation of Surface Tension and Its Nonpolar
613
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Souheng Wu is on the research staff of the Central Research and Development Department of E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Wilmington, Delaware

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