Biomimetics Bioinspired Hierarchical-Structured Surfaces for Green Science and Technology

This book presents an overview of the general field of biomimetics - lessons from nature. It presents various examples of biomimetics, including roughness-induced superomniphobic surfaces which provide functionality of commercial interest. The major focus in the book is on lotus effect, rose petal e...

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Main Author: Bhushan, Bharat
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012, 2012
Edition:1st ed. 2012
Series:Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Modeling of Contact Angle for a Liquid in Contact with a Rough Surface
  • Part I: Lotus Effect
  • Lotus Effect Surfaces in Nature
  • How to Make Hierarchical Surfaces. Part II: Rose Petal Effect. Part III: Shark Skin Effect
  • Shark-Skin Surfaces for Fluid-Drag Reduction in Turbulent Flow
  • Fabrication and Characterization of Biomimetic Structures for Fluid Drag Reduction