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Focus on Biomimetics Research
Language: en
Pages: 161
Authors: Abele Scipione
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-01 - Publisher: Nova Science Pub Incorporated

In this book, the authors present current research in the study of biomimetics. Topics include the recent advances of microsystems and their application in developing new tools and techniques for investigating bone and bone-related phenomena; adhesives inspired in biological systems; biomimetic photonic crystal from butterfly wings; biomimetic molecular switches; a
Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems
Language: en
Pages: 555
Authors: Nathan F. Lepora, Anna Mura, Michael Mangan, Paul F.M.J. Verschure, Marc Desmulliez, Tony J. Prescott
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-07-11 - Publisher: Springer

This book constitutes the proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems, Living Machines 2016, held in Edinburgh, UK, in July 2016. The 34 full and 27 short papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 63 submissions.The theme of the conference encompasses biomimetic
Architecture Follows Nature-Biomimetic Principles for Innovative Design
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Ilaria Mazzoleni
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-21 - Publisher: CRC Press

Applying Properties of Animals Skins to Inspire Architectural Envelopes Biology influences design projects in many ways; the related discipline is known as biomimetics or biomimicry. Using the animal kingdom as a source of inspiration, Ilaria Mazzoleni seeks to instill a shift in thinking about the application of biological principles to
Philosophy of Engineering, East and West
Language: en
Pages: 333
Authors: Carl Mitcham, Bocong LI, Byron Newberry, Baichun ZHANG
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-02-06 - Publisher: Springer

This co-edited volume compares Chinese and Western experiences of engineering, technology, and development. In doing so, it builds a bridge between the East and West and advances a dialogue in the philosophy of engineering. Divided into three parts, the book starts with studies on epistemological and ontological issues, with a
Handbook of Research on Biomimetics and Biomedical Robotics
Language: en
Pages: 532
Authors: Habib, Maki
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-12-15 - Publisher: IGI Global

Biomimetic research is an emerging field that aims to draw inspiration and substances from natural sources and create biological systems in structure, mechanism, and function through robotics. The products have a wide array of application including surgical robots, prosthetics, neurosurgery, and biomedical image analysis. The Handbook of Research on Biomimetics