If two immiscible fluids get in touch with a solid surface, one phase will have more a tendency to adhere to the solid surface than the other phase. This due to the balance of intermolecular forces and surface energies between immiscible fluids and the solid.


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  1. 1.Department of Petroleum EngineeringUniversiti Teknologi PetronasSeri IskenderMalaysia

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