Recent Advances in Adhesion Science and Technology in Honor of Dr Kash Mittal

Author: Wojciech (Voytek) Gutowski
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9004201742
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The surface of an object is the first thing we see or touch. Nearly every article or object we encounter at home, in industry, land transportation, aerospace, or the medical field in some way uses an adhesive, a sealant, or a decorative coating. Adhesion science provides the technology and the know-how behind these applications. Recent Advances in Adhesion Science and Technology in Honor of Dr. Kash Mittal is dedicated to Dr. Mittal’s outstanding contributions to the global adhesion community and his achievements in disseminating the science of adhesion. This Festschrift volume contains selected papers from the Special Symposium on Recent Advances in Adhesion Science and Technology held in honor of Dr. Mittal to commemorate the publication of his 100th edited book. Written by world-renowned researchers, the papers have been updated for inclusion in this volume. They offer insight into recent developments and the significant ramifications to adhesion science and adhesive technology. Nineteen articles are divided into five sections: Interfaces, Wettability, and Adhesion; Surface Modification of Polymers; Adhesion Aspects of Bio-Based Materials and Bioadhesion; Adhesives and Their Testing; and Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites. Reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of adhesion science, the topics covered include metal–polymer interfaces and ways to improve adhesion, lateral force at liquid–solid interface, particle adhesion in pharmaceutical sciences, wood joints formed without use of adhesives, reinforced polymer composites using different fillers, "green" composites, medium density fiber board surfaces for powder coating, adhesion aspects in dentistry, E. coli interactions in porous media, analysis of adhesive behavior in bonded assemblies, soy proteins as wood adhesives, carbon nanotube-based interphase sensors, and reaction of multiwalled carbon nanotubes with gaseous atoms.

First International Congress on Adhesion Science And Technology invited Papers

Author: W. J. Van Ooij
Publisher: VSP
ISBN: 9789067642910
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This Festschrift documents the Proceedings of the First International Congress on Adhesion Science and Technology, held in honor of Dr. Kash Mittal on the occasion of his 50 birthday, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 16-20, 1995. It contains the full accounts of the plenary and invited lectures, which are divided into the following seven parts: Part 1: Fundamental aspects of adhesion and general topics; Part 2: Contact angle, wettability and surface energetics; Part 3: Surface modification: Relevance to adhesion; Part 4: Adhesives and adhesive joints; Part 5: Adhesion aspects of polymeric coatings, and polymer-polymer interphase; Part 6: Metal-polymer and metal-ceramic adhesion; and Part 7: General papers. The topics covered include many different aspects of adhesion science and technology, and both fundamental and applied issues are addressed. The final section of this volume gives a listing of titles, authors and affiliations of the other 185 papers which were included in the technical program of the conference.

Progress in Adhesion and Adhesives

Author: K. L. Mittal
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119162335
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book is based on the 13 review articles written by subject experts and published in 2014 in the Journal Reviews of Adhesion and Adhesives. The rationale for publication of this book is that currently the RAA has limited circulation, so this book provides broad exposure and dissemination of the concise, critical, illuminating, and thought-provoking review articles. The subjects of the reviews fall into 4 general areas: 1. Polymer surface modification 2. Biomedical, pharmaceutical and dental fields 3. Adhesives and adhesive joints 4. General Adhesion Aspects The topics covered include: Adhesion of condensed bodies at microscale; imparting adhesion property to silicone material; functionally graded adhesively bonded joints; synthetic adhesives for wood panels; adhesion theories in wood adhesive bonding; adhesion and surface issues in biocomposites and bionanocomposites; adhesion phenomena in pharmaceutical products and applications of AFM; cyanoacrylate adhesives in surgical applications; ways to generate monosort functionalized polyolefin surfaces; nano-enhanced adhesives; bonding dissimilar materials in dentistry; flame treatment of polymeric materials—relevance to adhesion; and mucoadhesive polymers for enhancing retention of ocular drug delivery.

Developments in Surface Contamination and Cleaning Applications of Cleaning Techniques

Author: Rajiv Kohli
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0128155787
Format: PDF
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Developments in Surface Contamination and Cleaning: Applications of Cleaning Techniques, Volume Eleven, part of the Developments in Surface Contamination and Cleaning series, provides a guide to recent advances in the application of cleaning techniques for the removal of surface contamination in various industries, such as aerospace, automotive, biomedical, defense, energy, manufacturing, microelectronics, optics and xerography. The material in this new edition compiles cleaning applications into one easy reference that has been fully updated to incorporate new applications and techniques. Taken as a whole, the series forms a unique reference for professionals and academics working in the area of surface contamination and cleaning. Presents the latest reviewed technical information on precision cleaning applications as written by established experts in the field Provides a single source on the applications of innovative precision cleaning techniques for a wide variety of industries Serves as a guide to the selection of precision cleaning techniques for specific applications

Metal Polymer Systems

Author: Jrg Friedrich
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 352733677X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The result of decades of research by a pioneer in the field, this is the first book to deal exclusively with achieving high-performance metal-polymer composites by chemical bonding. Covering both the academic and practical aspects, the author focuses on the chemistry of interfaces between metals and polymers with a particular emphasis on the chemical bonding between the different materials. He elucidates the various approaches to obtaining a stable interface, including, but not limited to, thermodynamically driven redox reactions, bond protection to prevent hydrolysis, the introduction of barrier layers, and stabilization by spacer molecules. Throughout, chemical bonding is promoted as a simple and economically viable alternative to adhesion based on reversible weak physical interaction. Consequently, the text equips readers with the practical tools necessary for designing high-strength metal-polymer composites with such desired properties as resilience, flexibility, rigidity or degradation resistance.

Handbook of Adhesive Technology

Author: Antonio Pizzi
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781498736442
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This classic reference examines the mechanisms driving adhesion, categories of adhesives, techniques for bond formation and evaluation, and major industrial applications. Integrating recent innovation and improved instrumentation, the work offers broad and comprehensive coverage. This edition incorporates several new adhesive classes, new application topics, and recent developments with nanoadhesives and bio-based adhesives. Existing chapters are thoroughly updated, revised, or replaced and authored by top specialists in the field. Abundant figures, tables, and equations appear throughout the work.

Surfactants in Tribology

Author: Girma Biresaw
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439889589
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The manufacture and use of almost every consumer and industrial product rely on application of advanced knowledge in surface science and tribology. These two disciplines are of critical importance in major economic sectors, such as mining, agriculture, manufacturing (including metals, plastics, wood, computers, MEMS, NEMS, appliances), construction, transportation, and medical instruments, transplants, and diagnostic devices. An up-to-date reference with contributions by experts in surface science and tribology, Surfactants in Tribology, Volume 3 discusses some of the underlying tribological and surface science issues relevant to many situations in diverse industries. The tradition of presenting new developments and research that began with the first volume in this groundbreaking series continues in the third volume. Comprising 19 chapters on various aspects of surfactants in tribology—including subjects not covered in previous volumes—this book is presented in four parts: Nanotribology and Polymeric Systems, Biobased and Environmentally Friendly Lubricants and Additives, Tribological Properties of Aqueous and Nonaqueous Systems, and Advanced Tribological Concepts. Topics include tribological properties of nanoparticles, biopolymer friction, environmentally friendly surface-active agents, biolubricants, aqueous mixed surfactant systems, and surfactants in motor oil, drilling fluids, and in electrowetting for MEMS and NEMS. The information in this volume provides a cutting-edge reference connecting the fields of surfactants and tribology as a way forward to novel, enhanced methods of controlling lubrication, friction, and wear. Written by a global team of established authorities, this book reflects the latest developments, highlighting the relevance of surfactants in tribological phenomena in a broad range of industries. It provides a valuable resource for readers working in or entering the fields of tribology and surface science.

Prozessanalytik

Author: Rudolf W. Kessler
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3527660313
Format: PDF
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In den letzten Jahren hat sich der Trend zu einer h?heren Komplexit?t in der Fertigung industrieller G?ter verst?rkt. Optische und spektroskopische Methoden zur Prozessanalytik sind sehr schnell, messen ber?hrungslos und damit zerst?rungsfrei. Mit geringem Aufwand wird so eine hundertprozentige Kontrolle bei der Qualit?tspr?fung m?glich. Kernpunkt einer neuen Strategie ist der Einsatz von analytischen Online-Methoden als Qualit?tskontrolle sowie die Kombination dieser Techniken mit den Methoden der Datenanalyse zur Steuerung von Produktionsprozessen. Das Buch liefert sowohl einen ?berblick ?ber die industriell bedeutenden Analyseverfahren als auch praktische Beispiele zur Einf?hrung der Online-Analytik in den industriellen Alltag. Damit wird die gesamte Prozess- und Fertigungsindustrie angesprochen - von der chemischen, pharmazeutischen, biotechnologischen und verfahrenstechnischen Industrie bis zur Kunststoff-, Automobil- und der klassischen Fertigungsindustrie.

Still

Author: Susan Cain
Publisher: Riemann Verlag
ISBN: 3641106214
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Selbstsicheres Auftreten und die Beherrschung von Small Talk sind nicht alles. Susan Cains glänzendes Plädoyer für die Qualitäten der Stillen. „Ein leerer Topf klappert am lautesten“. Aber wer der Welt etwas Bedeutendes schenken will, benötigt Zeit und Sorgfalt, um es in Stille reifen zu lassen. „Still“ ist ein Plädoyer für die Ruhe, die in unserer Welt des Marktgeschreis und der Klingeltöne zu verschwinden droht. Und für leise Menschen, die lernen sollten, zu ihrem „So-Sein“ zu stehen. Ohne sie hätten wir heute keine Relativitätstheorie, keinen „Harry Potter“, keine Klavierstücke Chopins, und auch die Suchmaschine „Google“ wäre nie entwickelt worden. „Still“ baut eine Brücke zwischen den Welten, kritisiert aber das gesellschaftliche Ungleichgewicht zugunsten der Partylöwen und Dampfplauderer. Es herrscht eine „extrovertierte Ethik“, die stille Wasser zwingt, sich anzupassen oder unterzugehen. Ihre Eigenschaften – Ernsthaftigkeit, Sensibilität und Scheu – gelten eher als Krankheitssymptome denn als Qualitäten. Zu unrecht, sagt Susan Cain, und stellt sich gegen den Trend, der „selbstbewusstes Auftreten“ verherrlicht. „Still“ ist das Kultbuch für Introvertierte, hilft aber auch Extrovertierten, ihre Mitmenschen besser zu verstehen.