On the presence of a critical detachment angle in gecko spatula peeling - a numerical investigation using an adhesive friction model

Published on Oct 3, 2021in Journal of Adhesion2.576
· DOI :10.1080/00218464.2020.1746652
Saipraneeth Gouravaraju4
Estimated H-index: 4
(IITG: Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati),
Roger A. Sauer25
Estimated H-index: 25
(IITK: Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur),
Sachin S. Gautam6
Estimated H-index: 6
(IITG: Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati)
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Abstract
A continuum-based computational contact model is employed to study coupled adhesion and friction in gecko spatulae. Nonlinear finite element analysis is carried out to simulate spatula peeling from...
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