Book 2001

Attachment Devices of Insect Cuticle

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ISBN: 978-0-7923-7153-3 (Print) 978-0-306-47515-3 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-8

    Friction and adhesion: fundamentals

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    Chapter

    Pages 9-19

    Insect cuticle: structure and properties of the material

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    Chapter

    Pages 21-36

    Cuticular protuberances of insects

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    Chapter

    Pages 37-75

    Principles of cuticular attachment in Arthropoda

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    Chapter

    Pages 77-88

    Frictional systems

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    Chapter

    Pages 89-100

    Dragonfly and damselfly head-arresting system

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    Chapter

    Pages 101-122

    Intersegmental frictional devices

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    Chapter

    Pages 123-134

    Wing-locking devices

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    Chapter

    Pages 135-175

    Attachment pads

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    Chapter

    Pages 177-196

    Secretions in frictional systems

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    Chapter

    Pages 197-212

    Protuberances and their fields

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    Chapter

    Pages 213-220

    Sensory equipment

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    Chapter

    Pages 221-234

    The evolution of frictional systems

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    Chapter

    Pages 235-251

    Ecological implications

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    Chapter

    Pages 253-262

    Nature’s design as a basis for biomimetics

  17. Back Matter

    Pages 263-305