Table 1: Literature values of spreading coefficient .

Oil (K) (mN m−1)Authors

n-heptane298.15+1.2 to +2.3Pinho and Alves [11]

298.15−5.3 to −5.9Pinho and Alves [11]
303.15−2.6Hassan and Robinson [12]
n-dodecane298.15+3.7Oliveira et al. [13]
?+8.7Wei and Liu [14]
298.15+0.6Rols et al. [15]

n-hexadecane303.15−9.3Hassan and Robinson [12]