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Functional Surfaces in Biology, Volume 2: Adhesion Related Phenomena

New subject not covered in other books to this extent

Series: Functional Surfaces in Biology Volume: 2

By: Stanislav N Gorb (Editor)

288 pages, biography


Paperback | Dec 2014 | #224542 | ISBN-13: 9789400791657
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NHBS Price: £149.00 $182/€167 approx
Hardback | Oct 2009 | #182610 | ISBN-13: 9781402066948
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About this book

Functional Surfaces in Biology, Volume 2 is devoted to the rapidly growing area of science dealing with structure and properties of biological surfaces in their relation to particular functions. 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.


- Abstract
- Editor
- Acknowledgments
- Contributors
- Contents
- I. Adhesion enhancement
- II. Adhesion reduction
- Index

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