Contact Mechanics Models Overview

On behalf of Professor George Adams. This is an overview of contact mechanics models in case of two spheres. The overview starts with Hertz model and continues to adhesive models and Greenwood-Williamson. A very good good […]

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Sticky toe pads of lizards and evolution

Gecko hanging on glass by one foot Travis Hagey, Michigan State University evolutionary biologist, shows how different groups of lizards – geckos and anoles – took two completely different evolutionary paths to developing the beneficial […]