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Tribology on the Small Scale: A Bottom Up Approach to Friction, Lubrication, and Wear

C. Mathew Mate

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198526780
eISBN:
9780191712098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526780.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Friction, lubrication, adhesion, and wear are prevalent physical phenomena in everyday life and in many key technologies. This book incorporates a bottom-up approach to friction, lubrication, and ... More


Physics of Ice

Victor F. Petrenko and Robert W. Whitworth

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198518945
eISBN:
9780191707247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198518945.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

Ice is one of the most abundant and environmentally important materials on Earth, and its unique and intriguing physical properties present fascinating areas of study. This book takes as its subject ... More


SURFACE ENERGY AND CAPILLARY PRESSURE

C. Mathew Mate

in Tribology on the Small Scale: A Bottom Up Approach to Friction, Lubrication, and Wear

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198526780
eISBN:
9780191712098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526780.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The energies associated with surfaces — surface energy, interfacial energy, surface tension, and work of adhesion — drive many surface phenomena including tribological ones such as adhesion and ... More


On the Stochastic Burgers Equation and Some Applications to Turbulence and Astrophysics

A.D. Neate and A. Truman

in Analysis and Stochastics of Growth Processes and Interface Models

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199239252
eISBN:
9780191716911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239252.003.0013
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics, Analysis

This chapter summarises a selection of results on the inviscid limit of the stochastic Burgers equation emphasising geometric properties of the caustic, Maxwell set and Hamilton-Jacobi level surfaces ... More


Mechanisms of adhesion between axons and glial cells

JAMES L. SALZER

in The Axon: Structure, Function and Pathophysiology

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195082937
eISBN:
9780199865802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082937.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter discusses the structural features of cell adhesion molecules (CAMs) and their role in axonal-glial interactions of myelination and nerve fiber outgrowth. CAMs mediate many of the ... More


SURFACE FORCES DERIVED FROM SURFACE ENERGIES

C. Mathew Mate

in Tribology on the Small Scale: A Bottom Up Approach to Friction, Lubrication, and Wear

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198526780
eISBN:
9780191712098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526780.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

As it is more practical to measure the forces acting between two contacting surfaces then the energies of surfaces, this chapter covers those surface forces that are derived from surface energies. ... More


LASER-INDUCED DEFORMATION OF THIN FILMS

Nasr M. Ghoniem and Daniel D. Walgraef

in Instabilities and Self-Organization in Materials: Volume I: Fundamentals of Nanoscience, Volume II: Applications in Materials Design and Nanotechnology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199298686
eISBN:
9780191720222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298686.003.0016
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter presents the theory of laser-induced deformation and patterning of irradiated surfaces. Topics discussed include laser irradiation and thin film deformation, laser-induced temperature ... More


Soy protein-based polymer nanocomposites

Jin Huang, Ning Lin, Yun Chen, Peter R. Chang, and Jiahui Yu

in Nanocomposites with Biodegradable Polymers: Synthesis, Properties, and Future Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199581924
eISBN:
9780191728853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581924.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The incorporation of nanofillers into soy protein materials significantly enhances tensile strength and modulus, and in some cases, contributes to a simultaneous increase in strength and elongation. ... More


Biological tissue

G. A. D. Briggs and O. V. Kolosov

in Acoustic Microscopy: Second Edition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199232734
eISBN:
9780191716355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232734.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Biological tissue: The elastic properties of biological tissue show much greater contrast than their optical properties. Cells can be imaged in an aqueous medium, so that the ... More


Layered structures

G. A. D. Briggs and O. V. Kolosov

in Acoustic Microscopy: Second Edition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199232734
eISBN:
9780191716355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232734.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Some layered structures offer separate reflections from adjacent surfaces. In this way interior imaging of semiconductor devices allows failure analysis before opening up the packaging. This can be ... More


Adhesion and friction

Victor F. Petrenko and Robert W. Whitworth

in Physics of Ice

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198518945
eISBN:
9780191707247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198518945.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

This chapter first discusses experiments on the adhesion of ice to other materials, which presents very real practical problems in cold climates. It then considers the low coefficient of friction for ... More


Animal Locomotion

Andrew Biewener and Sheila Patek

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198743156
eISBN:
9780191803031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198743156.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ecology

This book provides a synthesis of the physical, physiological, evolutionary, and biomechanical principles that underlie animal locomotion. An understanding and full appreciation of animal locomotion ... More


How cell mechanics shapes embryos

Michel Labouesse

in New Trends in the Physics and Mechanics of Biological Systems: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 92, July 2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199605835
eISBN:
9780191729522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605835.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

Embryonic morphogenesis refers to the stages during which embryos and their organs acquire their functional structure. It requires groups of cells with similar properties to organize themselves in ... More


Mechanics of tumor growth: Multiphase models, adhesion, and evolving configurations

Luigi Preziosi and Guido Vitale

in New Trends in the Physics and Mechanics of Biological Systems: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 92, July 2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199605835
eISBN:
9780191729522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605835.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

This chapter provides the basics to deduce multiphase models for the essential constituents present in tumours (cells, extracellular matrix, extracellular liquid, and possibly blood and limphatic ... More


Inflammatory events in focal cerebral ischaemia

Gregory J. del Zoppo and John M. Hallenbeck

in Immune and Inflammatory Responses in the Nervous System

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198509806
eISBN:
9780191724596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509806.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter examines inflammatory events associated with focal cerebral ischaemia. It evaluates the hypothesis that polymorphonuclear (PMN) leukocytes participate in microvascular responses to ... More


Contracts and Contract Law in Societal Context

Nancy S. Kim

in Wrap Contracts: Foundations and Ramifications

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199336975
eISBN:
9780199356003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336975.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter examines the societal interests addressed by contracts and contract law. It discusses contract law and evolving business needs; contracts of adhesion; and function, fluidity, and ... More


Problems of Form

Nancy S. Kim

in Wrap Contracts: Foundations and Ramifications

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199336975
eISBN:
9780199356003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336975.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter distinguishes wrap contracts from other contracts of adhesion. Wrap contracts share many of the characteristics of other contracts of adhesion. There are exceptions: wrap contracts are ... More


Boilerplate

Nathan B. Oman

in The Dignity of Commerce: Markets and the Moral Foundations of Contract Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226415529
eISBN:
9780226415666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226415666.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Preprinted contracts offered on a take-it-or-leave-it basis and signed unread are a ubiquitous feature of modern life. The enforcement of such boilerplate agreements has been widely criticized by ... More


Jumping, Climbing and Suspensory Locomotion

Andrew A. Biewener and Shelia N. Patek (eds)

in Animal Locomotion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198743156
eISBN:
9780191803031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198743156.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ecology

Jumping, climbing and suspensory locomotion are specialized locomotor mechanisms used on land and in the air. Jumping is used for rapid launches from substrates. Climbing and suspensory movements ... More


The Predilection for Contract

Lee A Bygrave

in Internet Governance by Contract

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199687343
eISBN:
9780191767494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687343.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The chapter first provides an overview of the contractual regimes that are used to govern the Internet, explaining that contract was the principal legal tool used by US government agencies to fund ... More


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