Book 2014

Biologically Inspired Design

Computational Methods and Tools

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ISBN: 978-1-4471-5247-7 (Print) 978-1-4471-5248-4 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-16

    Charting a Course for Computer-Aided Bio-Inspired Design

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    Chapter

    Pages 17-27

    The AskNature Database: Enabling Solutions in Biomimetic Design

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    Chapter

    Pages 29-61

    A Natural Language Approach to Biomimetic Design

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    Chapter

    Pages 63-94

    A Thesaurus for Bioinspired Engineering Design

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    Chapter

    Pages 95-125

    Function-Based Biologically Inspired Design

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    Chapter

    Pages 127-152

    Information-Processing Theories of Biologically Inspired Design

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    Chapter

    Pages 153-199

    Adaptive Evolution of Teaching Practices in Biologically Inspired Design

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    Chapter

    Pages 201-220

    Supporting Analogical Transfer in Biologically Inspired Design

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    Chapter

    Pages 221-244

    Overcoming Cognitive Challenges in Bioinspired Design and Analogy

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    Chapter

    Pages 245-267

    An Engineering Approach to Utilizing Bio-Inspiration in Robotics Applications

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    Chapter

    Pages 269-285

    An Ontology of Biomimetics

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    Chapter

    Pages 287-312

    Evolution and Bio-Inspired Design: Natural Limitations

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 313-325