Download Bio-inspired Structured Adhesives: Biological Prototypes, by Lars Heepe,Longjian Xue,Stanislav N. Gorb PDF

By Lars Heepe,Longjian Xue,Stanislav N. Gorb

This booklet offers with the adhesion, friction and phone mechanics of residing organisms. additional, it provides the awesome adhesive skills of the residing organisms which impressed the layout of novel micro- and nanostructured adhesives that may be utilized in a variety of functions, reminiscent of mountaineering robots, reusable tapes, and biomedical bandages. The applied sciences for either the synthesis and building of bio-inspired adhesive micro- and nanostructures, in addition to their functionality, are mentioned in detail.

 Representatives of a number of animal teams, akin to bugs, spiders, tree frogs, and lizards, may be able to stroll on (and as a result connect to) tilted, vertical surfaces, or even ceilings in numerous environments. reports have validated that their hugely really good micro- and nanostructures, together with specific floor chemistries, are answerable for this remarkable and reversible adhesion. those constructions can maximize the formation of enormous potent touch parts on surfaces of various roughness and chemical composition below various environmental conditions.

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