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Water drop on a hot surface.

  1. Jul 9, 2009 #1

    Edi

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    There are situations when a water drop falls on a really hot metal surface and, instead of evaporating, it kinda bounces on the surface. Why?
     
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  3. Jul 9, 2009 #2

    Andy Resnick

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    Google "Leidenfrost effect"
     
  4. Jul 9, 2009 #3

    Edi

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    Exelent! Thank you. So simple. :)
     
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