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Biological micro- and nanotribology : nature's solutions

Author: Matthias Scherge; Stanislav Gorb
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, 2001.
Series: Nanoscience and technology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

By employing a combination of approaches from several disciplines the authors elucidate the principles of a variety of biomechanical systems that rely on frictional surfaces or adhesive secretions to  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Matthias Scherge; Stanislav Gorb
ISBN: 3540411887 9783540411888
OCLC Number: 45363654
Description: xiii, 304 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. I. Basics and Physical Tools. 1. Introduction. 2. Physical Principles of Micro- and Nanotribology --
pt. II. Biological Friction Systems. 3. Biological Frictional and Adhesive Systems. 4. Frictional Devices of Insects --
pt. III. Test Equipment. 5. Microscale Test Equipment. 6. Nanoscale Probe Techniques. 7. Microscopy Techniques --
pt. IV. Case Studies. 8. Samples, Sample Preparation and Tester Setup. 9. Case Study I: Indentation and Adhesion. 10. Case Study II: Friction. 11. Case Study III: Material Properties. 12. Outlook.
Series Title: Nanoscience and technology.
Responsibility: Matthias Scherge, Stanislav N. Gorb.
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