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By Bharat Bhushan

ISBN-10: 3319282824

ISBN-13: 9783319282824

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ISBN-13: 9783319282848

This revised, up to date and accelerated new version provides an outline of biomimetics and biologically encouraged based surfaces. It bargains with quite a few examples of biomimetics which come with surfaces with roughness-induced superomniphobicity, self-cleaning, antifouling, and regulated adhesion. the point of interest within the ebook is at the Lotus impact, Salvinia impression, Rose Petal influence, Oleophobic/philic Surfaces, Shark pores and skin influence, and Gecko Adhesion. This new version additionally comprises new chapters at the butterfly wing impact, bio- and inorganic fouling and constitution and houses of Nacre and structural coloration.

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Nanoscale architecture used in nature for optical reflection and anti-reflection has been used to develop reflecting and anti-reflecting surfaces, as well as structural coloration. Inspired by the fur of the polar bear, artificial furs and textiles have been developed. Self-healing of biological systems found in nature is of interest for self-repair. Biomimetics is also guiding in the development of sensory-aid devices. The major emphasis on nanoscience and nanotechnology since the early 1990s has provided a significant impetus in mimicking nature using nanofabrication techniques for commercial applications (Bhushan 2010).

Bar-Cohen, Y. (2011), Biomimetics: Nature-Based Innovation, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. 20 1 Introduction Barth, F. , Humphrey, J. A. , and Secomb, T. W. (2003), Sensors and Sensing in Biology and Engineering, Springer-Verlag, New York. Barthlott, W. and Neinhuis, C. (1997), “Purity of the Sacred Lotus, or Escape from Contamination in Biological Surfaces,” Planta 202, 1-8. , Erdelen, W. , and Rafiqpoor, M. D. (2014), “Biodiversity and Technical Innovations: Bionics,” in Concepts and Values in Biodiversity (Lanzerath, D.

2009; Tamerler and Sarikaya 2009). Superhydrophobic surfaces can be used for water repellency, drag reduction in fluid flow, energy conservation, and energy conversion. Self-cleaning surfaces are of interest in various applications, including self-cleaning windows, windshields, exterior paint for buildings, utensils, roof tiles, textiles, solar panels, and exterior surfaces in transportation. Low adhesion/drag surfaces also exhibits anti-fouling of interest. Examples include biomedical and membranes for desalination and water purification.

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