Multiscale Dissipative Mechanisms and Hierarchical Surfaces: Friction, Superhydrophobicity, and Biomimetics / Edition 1

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Multiscale Dissipative Mechanisms and Hierarchical Surfaces covers the rapidly developing topics of hierarchical surfaces, roughness-induced superhydrophobicity and biomimetic surfaces. The research in these topics has been progressing rapidly in the recent years due to the advances in the nanosciences and surfaces science and due to potential applications in nanotechnology. The first in its field, this monograph provides a comprehensive review of these subjects and presents the background introduction as well as recent and new results in the area.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540784241
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 8/15/2008
  • Series: NanoScience and Technology Series
  • Edition description: 2008
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 278
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Nosnovsky is a Research Fellow at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (USA). His reaearch interests include nanomechanics, multi-scale modeling in surface scienes and tribology, biomimetics. He got his Ph.D. degree in Applied Mechanics from Northeastern University (Boston, USA) and worked as a Visiting Scholar at the Ohio State University.

Dr. Bharat Bhushan is an Ohio Eminent Scholar and The Howard D. Winbigler Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, a Graduate Research Faculty Advisor in the Department of Materials Science & Engineering, and the Director of the Nanotribology Laboratory for Information Storage & MEMS/NEMS (NLIM) at the Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. He holds two M.S., a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering/mechanics, an MBA, and three semi-honorary and honorary doctorates. His research interests are in nanotribology and nanomechanics and their applications to magnetic storage devices and MEMS/NEMS (Nanotechnology). He has authored 5 technical books, more than 70 handbook chapters, more than 600 technical papers in referred journals, and more than 60 technical reports, edited more than 40 books, and holds 16 U.S. and foreign patents. He is co-editor of Springer NanoScience and Technology Series and Microsystem Technologies – Micro- & Nanosystems and Information Storage & Processing Systems (formerly called Journal of Information Storage and Processing Systems). He has organized various international conferences and workshops. He is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards and international fellowships. He is a member of various professional societies, including the International Academy of Engineering (Russia).

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Table of Contents

Pt. I Surface Roughness and Hierarchical Friction Mechanisms

1 Introduction 3

2 Rough Surface Topography 13

3 Mechanisms of Dry Friction, Their Scaling and Linear Properties 27

4 Friction as a Nonlinear Hierarchical Phenomenon 47

Pt. II Solid-Liquid Friction and Superhydrophobicity

5 Solid-Liquid Interaction and Capillary Effects 65

6 Roughness-Induced Superhydrophobicity 81

7 Stability of the Composite Interface, Roughness and Meniscus Force 115

8 Cassie-Wenzel Wetting Regime Transition 153

9 Underwater Superhydrophobicity and Dynamic Effects 169

Pt. III Biological and Biomimetic Surfaces

10 Lotus-Effect and Water-Repellent Surfaces in Nature 181

11 Artificial (Biomimetic) Superhydrophobic Surfaces 199

12 Gecko-Effect and Smart Adhesion 231

13 Other Biomimetic Surfaces 243

14 Outlook 251

References 255

Index 271

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