Problem 14: Dynamic Hydrophobicity

When a drop of liquid impacts on a horizontally moving surface, the droplet may be reflected or not, depending on the speed of the surface. Investigate the interaction
between a moving surface and a liquid drop.


I. Phenomenon Demonstration

II. Books, Encyclopedia, Discussion and Forum Posts

III. Research Paper

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