Adhesive force of a single particle

Hiroaki Masuda, Kuniaki Gotoh, Ko Higashitani, Shuji Matsusaka

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

15 Citations (Scopus)


The adhesive force between particles or a particle and a solid surface plays an important role in powderhandling processes such as dry dispersion, transportation, and classification of particles. The van der Waals force, the electrostatic force, and the liquid bridge are the main sources of the adhesive force.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPowder Technology
Subtitle of host publicationFundamentals of Particles, Powder Beds, and Particle Generation
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9781420044119
ISBN (Print)1420044109, 9781420044102
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering
  • General Materials Science
  • General Chemistry
  • General Chemical Engineering


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