The Resource Functional Surfaces in Biology : Adhesion Related Phenomena Volume 2, edited by Stanislav N. Gorb, (electronic resource)

Functional Surfaces in Biology : Adhesion Related Phenomena Volume 2, edited by Stanislav N. Gorb, (electronic resource)

Label
Functional Surfaces in Biology : Adhesion Related Phenomena Volume 2
Title
Functional Surfaces in Biology
Title remainder
Adhesion Related Phenomena Volume 2
Statement of responsibility
edited by Stanislav N. Gorb
Contributor
Editor
Editor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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
Dewey number
571.62
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Language note
English
LC call number
QH301-705
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Gorb, Stanislav N.
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  • Life sciences
  • Engineering
  • Physics
  • Botany
  • Life Sciences, general
  • Engineering, general
  • Physics, general
  • Plant Sciences
Label
Functional Surfaces in Biology : Adhesion Related Phenomena Volume 2, edited by Stanislav N. Gorb, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Adhesion Enhancement and Reduction in Biological Surfaces -- Adhesion Enhancement -- The Echinoderm Tube Foot and its Role in Temporary Underwater Adhesion -- Mechanisms and Principles Underlying Temporary Adhesion, Surface Exploration and Settlement Site Selection by Barnacle Cyprids: A Short Review -- Alternative Tasks of the Insect Arolium with Special Reference to Hymenoptera -- Organs of Adhesion in Some Mountain-stream Teleosts of India: Structure-Function Relationship -- Surface Characteristics of Locomotor Substrata and Their Relationship to Gekkonid Adhesion: A Case Study of Rhoptropus cf biporosus -- Adhesion Reduction -- Variable Attachment to Plant Surface Waxes by Predatory Insects -- The Waxy Surface in Nepenthes Pitcher Plants: Variability, Adaptive Significance and Developmental Evolution -- Functional Surfaces in the Pitcher of the Carnivorous Plant Nepenthes alata: A Cryo-Sem Approach
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1.
Extent
1 online resource (281 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282509184
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1007/978-1-4020-6695-5
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000804686
  • (EBL)993146
  • (OCoLC)500470613
  • (SSID)ssj0000317833
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  • (DE-He213)978-1-4020-6695-5
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC993146
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000804686
Label
Functional Surfaces in Biology : Adhesion Related Phenomena Volume 2, edited by Stanislav N. Gorb, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Adhesion Enhancement and Reduction in Biological Surfaces -- Adhesion Enhancement -- The Echinoderm Tube Foot and its Role in Temporary Underwater Adhesion -- Mechanisms and Principles Underlying Temporary Adhesion, Surface Exploration and Settlement Site Selection by Barnacle Cyprids: A Short Review -- Alternative Tasks of the Insect Arolium with Special Reference to Hymenoptera -- Organs of Adhesion in Some Mountain-stream Teleosts of India: Structure-Function Relationship -- Surface Characteristics of Locomotor Substrata and Their Relationship to Gekkonid Adhesion: A Case Study of Rhoptropus cf biporosus -- Adhesion Reduction -- Variable Attachment to Plant Surface Waxes by Predatory Insects -- The Waxy Surface in Nepenthes Pitcher Plants: Variability, Adaptive Significance and Developmental Evolution -- Functional Surfaces in the Pitcher of the Carnivorous Plant Nepenthes alata: A Cryo-Sem Approach
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1.
Extent
1 online resource (281 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282509184
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1007/978-1-4020-6695-5
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000804686
  • (EBL)993146
  • (OCoLC)500470613
  • (SSID)ssj0000317833
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11248531
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000317833
  • (PQKBWorkID)10307420
  • (PQKB)11672564
  • (DE-He213)978-1-4020-6695-5
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC993146
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000804686

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