Tensegrity modelling and the high toughness of spider dragline silk

Fraternali, F., Stehling, N., Amendola, A. et al. (3 more authors) (2020) Tensegrity modelling and the high toughness of spider dragline silk. Nanomaterials, 10 (8). 1510.



  • Fraternali, F.
  • Stehling, N.
  • Amendola, A.
  • Tiban Anrango, B.A.
  • Holland, C.
  • Rodenburg, C.
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © 2020 The Authors. Licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
Keywords: spider silk; scanning electron microscopy; plasma etching; mesoscale modelling; tensegrity systems; biomimetic fibres
  • Accepted: 29 July 2020
  • Published (online): 31 July 2020
  • Published: 31 July 2020
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Engineering (Sheffield) > Department of Materials Science and Engineering (Sheffield)
Funding Information:
FunderGrant number
Engineering and Physical Science Research CouncilEP/K005693/1
Depositing User: Symplectic Sheffield
Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2020 07:31
Last Modified: 12 Aug 2020 07:31
Status: Published
Publisher: MDPI AG
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.3390/nano10081510
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