Ecological, Photocatalytic, Superhydrophobic and Self

The superhydrophobic property was developed for AC 14 TiO 2, AC 14 TiO 2 ZnO and AC 6 TiO 2 ZnO by spraying coating. The best photocatalytic efficiency was achieved for AC 14 TiO 2 ZnO. 2.2. Semiconductors Influence on Mechanical, Superficial and Photocatalysis The WS of the HMA functionalized by volume incorporation reduced. Before abrasion, the

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Smart surfaces are transforming the way we live, work and care

Smart surfaces is a term and an emerging field that combines the materials science of smart materials, the connectivity of IoT, and the promise of big data to make our world more efficient, safe, and liveable. At their most ambitious, smart surfaces promise dynamic, reconfigurable digital control over surfaces in the physical environment.

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Nature-inspired superwettability systems | Nature Reviews

Superwettability is a centuries-old concept that has been rediscovered in past decades, largely owing to new understanding of the mechanisms of special wetting phenomena in nature. Combining

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How to Reinforce Concrete - wikiHow

Mix and pour your concrete into the concrete forming. Pour the concrete slowly, keeping an eye on the steel mesh as you do so to make sure that it doesn’t become displaced. Use a metal rake to make sure the concrete is evenly spread throughout the entire forming. It should take about 24-48 hours for your concrete to dry and set.

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EcoGeek - Brains for the Earth - FeedBurner

Scientists at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a coating for glass that is superhydrophobic, making it so that it will literally bounce water off the surface. This coating also decreases the amount of light that reflects away from the glass. The benefits for solar collectors are immediately evident.

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WWC | Organizing Instruction and Study to Improve Student

Practice Guide. Organizing Instruction and Study to Improve Student Learning. This guide includes a set of concrete actions relating to the use of instructional and study time that are applicable to subjects that demand a great deal of content learning, including social studies, science, and mathematics. The guide was developed with some of the

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InnovaConcrete WARSAW Workshop | InnovaConcrete | H2020

Objectives: To disseminate the targets, challenges and first results of InnovaConcrete project. To disseminate the knowledge of concrete heritage conservation of the 20th Century with special emphasis in the Post-war concrete-based cultural heritage. To promote citizen awareness around concrete heritage and especially around the work of

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Energy transitions in superhydrophobicity: low adhesion

The concept of superhydrophobicity was introduced in the 1990s as a result of the investigation of the microstructure of extremely water-repellent plant leaves. Since that time, artificial superhydrophobic surfaces have been developed and implemented, stimulated by advances in nanotechnology, and giving one of the most successful examples of a

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furumai | Takram

furumai" is a polysemic word that simultaneously means "behaviour" and "dance;" a serious connotation of individuals' conduct within the society, and a light-hearted act of playfulness. This double-entendre manifests Takram's attitude towards the issue of Water. Through the intervention of a dozen paper plates on which water droplets play around, we hope that people become

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The Fluid Diode: Tunable Unidirectional Flow through

Many important applications in fluid management could benefit from unidirectional transport through porous media via a simple, large-area, low-cost coating treatment; in essence, a fluid diode demonstrated herein for water using common cellulosic paper substrates. In electronics, the diode is an electrical component with asymmetric current transfer characteristics.

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UltraTech S.A. (Pty) Ltd

UltraTech S.A. (Pty) Ltd. | 13 followers on LinkedIn. OUR STORY We are a South African based company who, after doing extensive research in numerous countries, has been awarded as the preferred distributor for established and reputable products from the United States that reduce company expenses in various industries. The products make use of revolutionary technologies that not only reduce

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The Problem with Concrete | The Kid Should See This

Concrete is responsible for 8% of humanity's carbon emissions" Learn more about cement, its key ingredient, in this episode of Minute Earth.

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Sound Absorption and Friction Properties of Nano-Lotus

445 ISSN 1392–1320 MATERIALS SCIENCE (MEDŽIAGOTYRA).Vol. 22, No. 3. 2016 Sound Absorption and Friction Properties of Nano-Lotus Leaf Coated Concrete for Rigid Pavement Marcelo GONZALEZ 1 , Md SAFIUDDIN 2, Jingwen CAO 3, Susan TIGHE 3 1 Department of Construction Engineering and Management, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Vicuña Mackenna

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PPT - Principles of Design of Highlyhydrophobic and

Solution polymerisation of coating with formation of sponge phase on the substrate. - A free PowerPoint PPT presentation (displayed as a Flash slide show) on PowerShow.com - id: 237911-ZDc1Z

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Hydrophobic Materials – New Innovations

Hydrophobic materials are formed based on the chemical concept of hydrophobicity. Hydrophobicity is a term derived from a Greek term ‘hydro’ meaning water and ‘phobos’ meaning fear. Hydrophobic molecules (or hydrophobes) repel bodies of water and, owing to the fact that hydrophobes are non-polar, they attract other neutral molecules and

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Design and Creation of Superwetting/Antiwetting Surfaces

Particular attention is paid to superhydrophobic surfaces created via various methods and surfaces with reversible superhydrophobicity and superhydrophilicity that are driven by various kinds of external stimuli. The control of the surface micro‐/nanostructure and the chemical composition is critical for these special properties.

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