Book 2017

Biomimetic Design Method for Innovation and Sustainability

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ISBN: 978-3-319-33996-2 (Print) 978-3-319-33997-9 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxvii

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-17

      The Biomimicry Discipline: Boundaries, Definitions, Drivers, Promises and Limits

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      Chapter

      Pages 19-29

      The Biomimicry Design Process: Characteristics, Stages and Main Challenge

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      Chapter

      Pages 31-44

      Biomimetic Design Methods—Literature Review

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      Chapter

      Pages 45-49

      Literature Review Conclusions and Definition of Research Target

  3. Research Method

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 51-51

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      Chapter

      Pages 53-60

      Research Model

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      Chapter

      Pages 61-72

      Theories, Knowledge Bases and Conceptual Frameworks that Support the Analysis of Observations

  4. Research Methodology, Process and Results

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 73-74

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      Chapter

      Pages 75-81

      Functional Patterns

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      Chapter

      Pages 83-103

      Structure-Function Patterns

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      Chapter

      Pages 105-120

      Sustainability Patterns

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      Chapter

      Pages 121-134

      The Structural Biomimetic Design Method Manual: Process (Flow Charts), Tools, Templates and Guidelines

  5. Experimentation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 135-135

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      Chapter

      Pages 137-172

      Case Studies

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      Chapter

      Pages 173-202

      Lab and Field Experiments

  6. Epilogue

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 203-203

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      Chapter

      Pages 205-208

      Discussion and Summary

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 209-254