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International Journal of Design & Nature and Ecodynamics, Volume 3

Issue 4 (19/12/2008)

THE ICE FORMATION METHOD: A NATURAL APPROACH TO OPTIMISE TURBOMACHINERY COMPONENTS

Author(s): S. ZEHNER, H. STEINBRÜCK, B. WEIGAND & S.O. NEUMANN

Pages: 13 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 259 - 272

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CLASSIFICATION OF CATCHMENT RISK AREAS USING SPATIALLY DISTRIBUTED EVENT-BASED SOIL EROSION: A CASE OF UPPER NJORO RIVER CATCHMENT, KENYA

Author(s): R.M. WAMBUA, B.M. MUTUA, D.M. NYAANGA & P.M. KUNDU

Pages: 15 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 281 - 296

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THERMODYNAMICS AND LIFE: AN EVOLUTIONARY POINT OF VIEW

Author(s): N. MARCHETTINI, E. SIMONCINI & E.B.P. TIEZZI

Pages: 9 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 249 - 258

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ECOSYSTEM MODELING OF SEDIMENT DYNAMICS IN THE CONSTRUCTED WETLAND CARLA IN CENTRAL GREECE

Author(s): C. LASPIDOU & V. VAINA

Pages: 7 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 273 - 280

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IMPACT OF ANTHROPOGENIC DISTURBANCE ON A MANGROVE FOREST ASSESSED BY A 1D CELLULAR AUTOMATON MODEL USING LOTKA–VOLTERRA-TYPE COMPETITION

Author(s): P.T. OBADE, N. KOEDAM, K. SOETAERT, G. NEUKERMANS, J. BOGAERT, E. NYSSEN, F. VAN NEDERVELDE, U. BERGER & F. DAHDOUH-GUEBAS

Pages: 23 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 297 - 320

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Issue 3 (12/09/2008)

LESSONS FROM NATURE IN RESOLVING INTERFACE PROBLEMS IN DESIGN OF STRUCTURES AND SYSTEMS

Author(s): L.D. VASSILEVA

Pages: 9 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 217 - 226

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ENHANCED OXYGEN TRANSPORT IN FISH GILLS – FLOW MEASUREMENTS IN A MODEL

Author(s): U. KERTZSCHER, L. GOUBERGRITS, U. DOLL, G. GABEL & K. AFFELD

Pages: 8 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 227 - 235

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SECTION PROPERTIES OF PALM PETIOLES. PART 2: THE RELATIONSHIP OF PETIOLE HISTOLOGY WITH THE TORSIONAL RIGIDITY OF THE PALM, TRACHYCARPUS FORTUNEI

Author(s): A.G. WINDSOR-COLLINS, M.A. ATHERTON, M.W. COLLINS & D.F. CUTLER

Pages: 12 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 190 - 202

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CONSTRUCTAL SELF-ORGANIZATION OF RESEARCH: EMPIRE BUILDING VERSUS THE INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATOR

Author(s): ADRIAN BEJAN

Pages: 12 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 177 - 189

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FIELD CASE STUDIES OF SOIL ORGANIC MATTER SEQUESTRATION IN LITHUANIA AND THE UK

Author(s): C.A. BOOTH, M.A. FULLEN, B. JANKAUSKAS, G. JANKAUSKIENE & A. SLEPETIENE

Pages: 13 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 203 - 216

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Issue 2 (06/06/2008)

ON PROPULSION DUE TO WAVY FLOW

Author(s): M.F. PLATZER & E. SOROKODUM

Pages: 11 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 109 - 120

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EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF TREE NETWORKS FOR MINIMAL PUMPING POWER

Author(s): M.S. SAYEED, I.A. AHMED, A.A. SYED, P.H. RAJU & M.S. SALMAN

Pages: 14 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 135 - 149

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ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND COMPLEXITY: INSIGHT ON THE CAUSALITY CHAIN

Author(s): F. RUZZENENTI & R. BASOSI

Pages: 13 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 95 - 108

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COMPUTING URBAN MOBILE LANDSCAPES THROUGH MONITORING POPULATION DENSITY BASED ON CELL-PHONE CHATTING

Author(s): R.M. PULSELLI, P. ROMANO, C. RATTI & E. TIEZZI

Pages: 13 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 121 - 134

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The origins of research on defensive expenditures: a dialog with Christian Leipert

Author(s): C. Leipert and F.M. Pulselli

Pages: 11 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 150 - 161

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Issue 1 (07/03/2008)

ON THE BIOLOGICAL SHAPE OF THE POLYGONACEAE RHEUM PETIOLE

Author(s): D. PASINI

Pages: 25 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 39 - 64

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NONLINEAR ACTUATOR MODEL FOR FLEXOELECTRIC MEMBRANES

Author(s): A.D. REY

Pages: 10 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 28 - 38

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“SMALLER SPECIMENS OF THE SAME PROPERTIES ARE LESS VULNERABLE THAN LARGER ONES”: A GENERAL RULE THAT EMERGES FROM “TAIL STATISTICS”

Author(s): G. ROSENHOUSE

Pages: 10 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 1 - 11

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THE DESIGN OPTIMISATION OF AN INSECT-INSPIRED MICRO AIR VEHICLE

Author(s): A.T. CONN, S.C. BURGESS, C.S. LING & R. VAIDYANATHAN

Pages: 15 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 12 - 27

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A NOVEL STRUCTURE MODEL OF SOCIETIES

Author(s): H.H. KLEIZEN

Pages: 12 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 75 - 87

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LANDSCAPE AESTHETIC AND VISUAL ANALYSIS FACING THE CHALLENGE OF DEVELOPMENT OF SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPES – A CASE STUDY OF THE POST-INDUSTRIAL AREA TO THE LEFT MARGIN OF THE ARADE RIVER

Author(s): L. LOURES, P. VARGUES & D. HORTA

Pages: 9 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 65 - 74

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International Journal of Design & Nature and Ecodynamics

A transdisciplinary journal relating nature, science and the humanities

The International Journal of Design & Nature and Ecodynamics opens new avenues for understanding the relationship between arts and sciences. The objective of the journal is to encourage and facilitate inter-disciplinary communication between scientists in different disciplines, as well as other professionals in academia, research institutions or industry, working on a variety of studies involving nature and its significance to modern scientific thought and design.