Functional Surfaces in Biology: Adhesion Related Phenomena Volume 2 (Hardback)Stanislav N. Gorb (editor)
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This book is devoted to the rapidly growing area of science dealing with structure and properties of biological surfaces in their relation to particular function(s). This volume, written by a team of specialists from different disciplines, covers various surface functions such as protection, defense, water transport, anti-wetting, self cleaning, light reflection and scattering, and acoustics. Because biological surfaces have a virtually endless potential of technological ideas for the development of new materials and systems, inspirations from biology could also be interesting for a broad range of topics in surface engineering.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 268
Weight: 649 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 20 mm
Edition: 2009 ed.
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