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Volume 84, 2016International Symposium and School of Young Scientists “Interfacial Phenomena and Heat Transfer” (IPHT 2016)
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|Published online||16 November 2016|
Contact angle hysteresis of a drop spreading over metal surfaces
1 National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, 30, Lenin Ave, 634050, Tomsk, Russia
2 Institute of Thermophysics SB RAS, 1, Lavrentiev Ave, 63090, Novosibirsk, Russia
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The paper presents experimental data on the contact angle hysteresis of the distilled water drop spreading over the surfaces of non-ferrous metals. The measurements of the advancing and receding contact angles were carried out by method of sitting drop on the horizontal surface during increasing and decreasing drop volume with a syringe pump. It was found that the contact line speed has a great influence on the hysteresis of the polished non-elastic substrates. The mechanism of spreading was described using the balance of the forces from the physical point of view.
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