Dynamic Friction Performance of Hierarchical Biomimetic Surface Pattern Inspired by Frog Toe‐Pad

  title={Dynamic Friction Performance of Hierarchical Biomimetic Surface Pattern Inspired by Frog Toe‐Pad},
  author={Arnob Banik and K. T. Tan},
  journal={Advanced Materials Interfaces},
  • A. BanikK. Tan
  • Published 23 August 2020
  • Engineering
  • Advanced Materials Interfaces
In this study, the dynamic friction performance of frog toe‐pad inspired surface patterns is investigated in three folds. First, frog toe‐pad morphology is mimicked, designed, and fabricated using 3D printing technology. Friction coefficients of the models are measured experimentally over a wet medium, with varying velocity, load, and sliding direction. Furthermore, time is recorded to reach a 5 mm height by the water flow through a steady model in another experimental set‐up. Second, numerical… 

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