Biomimetics -- Materials, Structures and Processes

Examples, Ideas and Case Studies

ISBN: 978-3-642-11933-0 (Print) 978-3-642-11934-7 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

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    Pages 1-6

    Biomimetics: Its Technological and Societal Potential

  3. MATERIAL STRUCTURE

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 7-7

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      Pages 9-24

      Bionic (Nano) Membranes

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      Pages 25-49

      Biomimetics in Tribology

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      Chapter

      Pages 51-79

      Reptilian Skin as a Biomimetic Analogue for the Design of Deterministic Tribosurfaces

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      Chapter

      Pages 81-103

      Multiscale Homogenization Theory: An Analysis Tool for Revealing Mechanical Design Principles in Bone and Bone Replacement Materials

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      Pages 105-123

      Bioinspired Cellular Structures: Additive Manufacturing and Mechanical Properties

  4. FORM AND CONSTRUCTION

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 125-125

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      Pages 127-148

      Biomimetics in Architecture[Architekturbionik]

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      Pages 149-178

      Biomorphism in Architecture: Speculations on Growth and Form

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      Pages 179-200

      Fractal Geometry of Architecture

  5. INFORMATION AND DYNAMICS

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 201-201

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      Chapter

      Pages 203-218

      Biomimetics in Intelligent Sensor and Actuator Automation Systems

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      Pages 219-247

      Technical Rebuilding of Movement Function Using Functional Electrical Stimulation

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      Pages 249-261

      Improving Hearing Performance Using Natural Auditory Coding Strategies

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 263-266