Wood and Fiber-Based Composites: Surface Properties and Adhesion

Douglas Gardner, Gloria Oporto, William Tze

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Summary: This chapter contains sections titled: Introduction: Practical Significance of Surface Properties and Adhesion Adhesion Theories and Mechanisms Interfacial Phenomena in Wood and Fiber Adhesion Adhesion Interactions as a Function of Length Scale Wood Bonding Considerations Wood and Fiber Surface Properties Wood Surface Modification Analytical Techniques to Measure Wood and Fiber Surface Properties

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLignocellulosic Fibers and Wood Handbook
Subtitle of host publicationRenewable Materials for Today's Environment
Number of pages39
ISBN (Electronic)9781118773727
ISBN (Print)9781118773529
StatePublished - May 17 2016

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  • Adhesion
  • Atomic force microscopy
  • Composites
  • Contact angle
  • Fiber
  • Infrared
  • Inverse gas chromatography
  • Modification
  • Surface
  • Wettability
  • Wood
  • X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy


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