Biomimetics: Bioinspired Hierarchical-Structured Surfaces for Green Science and Technology

Biomimetics: Bioinspired Hierarchical-Structured Surfaces for Green Science and Technology

by Bharat Bhushan


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642254079
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 06/07/2012
Series: Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering Series
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 350
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Bharat Bhushan is Ohio Eminent Scholar and The Howard D. Winbigler Professor at the College of Engineering, and Director of the Nanoprobe Laboratory for Bio- & Nanotechnology and Biomimetics (NLB2) atOhio State University, Columbus, OH. Heauthored 6 scientific books, more than 90 handbook chapters, more than 700 scientific papers (h factor – 42+), and more than 60 scientific reports, edited more than 45 books, and holds 17 U.S. and foreign patents. Bharat Bhusan receivednumerous prestigious awards and international fellowships including the Alexander von Humboldt Research Prize for Senior Scientists, Max Planck Foundation Research Award for Outstanding Foreign Scientists, and the Fulbright Senior Scholar Award. Heworked for various research labs including IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, CA.

Table of Contents

From the 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.

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