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Design and Nature V

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Mathematics And Music: The Architecture Of Nature

Author(s): F. Morandi, E. B. P. Tiezzi & R. M. Pulselli

Pages: 8 Page Range: 3 - 10 Size: 3,085 kb Price: Free (open access)

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From Bones To Columns: Deciphering The Codes Of Structures In Nature And Architecture

Author(s): G. Berkin

Pages: 6 Page Range: 11 - 16 Size: 3,736 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Natural Aggregation Processes As Models For Architectural Material Systems

Author(s): K. Dierichs & A. Menges

Pages: 11 Page Range: 17 - 27 Size: 6,903 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Structural Morphology And Self-organization

Author(s): E. Stach

Pages: 12 Page Range: 29 - 40 Size: 3,255 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Tensegrity Systems In Nature And Their Impacts On The Creativity Of Lightweight Metal Structures That Can Be Applied In Egypt

Author(s): W. M. Galil

Pages: 12 Page Range: 41 - 52 Size: 4,521 kb Price: Free (open access)

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An Algorithm For Constructing A Truss Network With The Modular Truss-Z System For Pedestrian Traffic In A 3D Environment

Author(s): M. Zawidzki

Pages: 12 Page Range: 53 - 64 Size: 6,069 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Victoria Regia’s Bequest To Modern Architecture

Author(s): D. Nielsen

Pages: 12 Page Range: 65 - 76 Size: 5,234 kb Price: Free (open access)

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The Relationship Between Green Roofs And The Thermal Environment In Taipei City

Author(s): C.-Y. Sun

Pages: 12 Page Range: 77 - 88 Size: 4,073 kb Price: Free (open access)

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The Influencing Factors Of Architectural Composition And The Arrangement Of Human Settlement In Orchid Island

Author(s): C.-J. Chen & S.-T. Kuo

Pages: 12 Page Range: 89 - 100 Size: 5,478 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Green Corridors As A Response For Nature: Greening Alexandria City By Creating A Green Infrastructure Network

Author(s): S. S. A. Aly & M. S. E. Amer

Pages: 17 Page Range: 101 - 117 Size: 6,149 kb Price: Free (open access)

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The Effect Of Atrium Façade Design On Daylighting In Atrium And Its Adjoining Spaces

Author(s): S. Samant

Pages: 10 Page Range: 119 - 128 Size: 3,047 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Passive Solar Design: Where Urban And Building Design Meet

Author(s): R. H. J. Looman & M. M. E. van Esch

Pages: 10 Page Range: 129 - 138 Size: 2,989 kb Price: Free (open access)

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The Hierarchical Structure Of Seashells Optimized To Resist Mechanical Threats

Author(s): M. Yourdkhani, D. Pasini & F. Barthelat

Pages: 12 Page Range: 141 - 152 Size: 3,599 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Characteristic Equations With Solutions That Contain Nature’s Golden Ratio

Author(s): B. T. Rosson

Pages: 11 Page Range: 153 - 163 Size: 3,743 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Biomechanical Analyses Of Rat Locomotion During Walking And Climbing As A Base For The Design And Construction Of Climbing Robots

Author(s): E. Andrada, J. Mämpel, A. Schmidt, M. S. Fischer, A. Karguth & H. Witte

Pages: 13 Page Range: 165 - 177 Size: 3,850 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Improvement Of Mechanical Properties Of Long Jute Fiber Reinforced Polylactide Prepared By Injection Molding Process

Author(s): T. Fujiura, T. Okamoto, T. Tanaka & Y. Imaida

Pages: 8 Page Range: 181 - 188 Size: 3,023 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Analysis Of The Stability Of Slopes Reinforced By Roots

Author(s): F. Gentile, G. Elia & R. Elia

Pages: 12 Page Range: 189 - 200 Size: 3,558 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Effect Of Grounded Bone Powder Addition On The Mechanical Properties Of Cement Mortar

Author(s): M. Kotb, M. Assas & H. Abd-Elrahman

Pages: 12 Page Range: 201 - 212 Size: 3,221 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Microbial Fuel And Chemical Production Using Sweet Potatoes

Author(s): M. Ntoampe, T. Matambo, D. Glasser & D. Hildebrandt

Pages: 11 Page Range: 213 - 223 Size: 3,452 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Locomotion Study Of A Single Actuated, Modular Swimming Robot

Author(s): M. Fremerey, L. Fischheiter, J. Mämpel & H. Witte

Pages: 11 Page Range: 227 - 237 Size: 3,720 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Rainwater Retention Capacity Of Green Roofs In Subtropical Monsoonal Climatic Regions: A Case Study Of Taiwan

Author(s): C. F. Fang

Pages: 11 Page Range: 239 - 249 Size: 4,214 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Solutions From Nature For Building Envelope Thermoregulation

Author(s): L. Badarnah, Y. Nachman Farchi & U. Knaack

Pages: 12 Page Range: 251 - 262 Size: 3,733 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Further Biomimetic Challenges From The Bombardier Beetle: The Intricate Chemical Production System

Author(s): A. C. McIntosh & A. Prongidis

Pages: 8 Page Range: 265 - 272 Size: 3212 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Biomimetics Of Sound Production, Synthesis And Recognition

Author(s): G. Rosenhouse

Pages: 15 Page Range: 273 - 287 Size: 3,007 kb Price: Free (open access)

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A Novel Fabrication Set-up For The Flexible Production Of Silicone Based EAP \“artificial Muscle” Actuators

Author(s): O. A. Araromi, A. T. Conn, C. S. Ling, S. C. Burgess & R. Vaidyanathan

Pages: 12 Page Range: 289 - 300 Size: 3,725 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Pterodrone: A Pterodactyl-inspired Unmanned Air Vehicle That Flies, Walks, Climbs, And Sails

Author(s): S. Chatterjee, B. Roberts & R. Lind

Pages: 16 Page Range: 301 - 316 Size: 3821 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Relation Between Biomimetic And Functional Analysis In Product Design Methodology

Author(s): I. Lopez Forniés & L. Berges Muro

Pages: 12 Page Range: 317 - 328 Size: 3,680 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Material Design Of A Biomimetic Composite Material Used For A Wooden Building Joint Structure

Author(s): T. Ota & S. Enoki

Pages: 9 Page Range: 329 - 337 Size: 3,204 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Interaction Between The Belousov-Zhabotinsky Reaction And Lipid Membranes: A Kinetic Investigation

Author(s): F. M. Pulselli, M. Catalucci, F. Rossi & N. Marchettini

Pages: 8 Page Range: 339 - 346 Size: 3,037 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Biomimetics: Networking To Turn Scientific Knowledge Into Beneficial Practice

Author(s): R. W. Erb

Pages: 4 Page Range: 349 - 352 Size: 3,299 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Electroactive Polymer Artificial Muscles: An Overview

Author(s): F. Carpi & D. De Rossi

Pages: 12 Page Range: 353 - 364 Size: 3,131 kb Price: Free (open access)

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A Novel Pneumatic Actuator With Tensairity

Author(s): R. H. Luchsinger & M. Bräker

Pages: 10 Page Range: 365 - 374 Size: 3,559 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Magneto-mechanical Actuation Model For Fin-based Locomotion

Author(s): J. P. Carbajal & N. Kuppuswamy

Pages: 13 Page Range: 375 - 387 Size: 1,484 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Bivalve Burrowing Robots: Correlating Shell Morphology And Movement Pattern With Burrowing Efficiency

Author(s): D. P. Germann, W. Schatz & P. Eggenberger Hotz

Pages: 14 Page Range: 389 - 402 Size: 5775 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Plant Movements As Concept Generators For Deployable Systems In Architecture

Author(s): S. Poppinga, T. Masselter, J. Lienhard, S. Schleicher, J. Knippers & T. Speck

Pages: 7 Page Range: 403 - 409 Size: 3,129 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Biomimetic Fibre-reinforced Composites Inspired By Branched Plant Stems

Author(s): T. Masselter, T. Haushahn, H. Schwager, M. Milwich, R. Nathanson, M. Gude, F. Cichy, W. Hufenbach, C. Neinhuis & T. Speck

Pages: 10 Page Range: 411 - 420 Size: 5,024 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Fruit Walls And Nut Shells As An Inspiration For The Design Of Bio-inspired Impact Resistant Hierarchically Structured Materials

Author(s): R. Seidel, M. Thielen, C. Schmitt, A. Bührig-Polaczek, C. Fleck & T. Speck

Pages: 10 Page Range: 421 - 430 Size: 4,420 kb Price: Free (open access)

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New Attitude In Polymers – Self-healing

Author(s): A. Nellesen, A. M. Schmidt, J. Bertling & M. von Tapavicza

Pages: 9 Page Range: 431 - 439 Size: 3,701 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Biotemplating: Polysaccharides In Materials Engineering

Author(s): C. Zollfrank

Pages: 11 Page Range: 441 - 451 Size: 5,944 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Biological Lattices In Fast Self-repair Mechanisms In Plants And The Development Of Bio-inspired Self-healing Polymers

Author(s): G. Bauer, A. Nellesen & T. Speck

Pages: 7 Page Range: 453 - 459 Size: 3,107 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Easing Cracks With The Method Of Tensile Triangles

Author(s): C. Mattheck, C. Wissner, I. Tesari & K. Bethge

Pages: 7 Page Range: 461 - 467 Size: 3,919 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Elastic Architecture: Nature Inspired Pliable Structures

Author(s): J. Lienhard, S. Poppinga, S. Schleicher, T. Speck & J. Knippers

Pages: 9 Page Range: 469 - 477 Size: 3,575 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Abstraction Of Bio-inspired Curved-line Folding Patterns For Elastic Foils And Membranes In Architecture

Author(s): S. Schleicher, J. Lienhard, S. Poppinga, T. Speck & J. Knippers

Pages: 11 Page Range: 479 - 489 Size: 3,632 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Challenging The Engineering View: Comparative Analysis Of Technological And Biological Functions Targeting Energy Efficient Facade Systems

Author(s): S. Gosztonyi, M. Brychta & P. Gruber

Pages: 12 Page Range: 491 - 502 Size: 3,279 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Skin In Architecture: Towards Bioinspired Facades

Author(s): P. Gruber & S. Gosztonyi

Pages: 11 Page Range: 503 - 513 Size: 4,996 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Invaders Decrease The Structural Complexity Of The Indigenous Community Of Chozas Lake

Author(s): S. Bastianoni, M. Marchi & E. Tiezzi

Pages: 10 Page Range: 517 - 526 Size: 2,947 kb Price: Free (open access)

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\“Socio-economic Design And Nature”: A Possible Representation Through Ecological Footprint

Author(s): N. Patrizi, C. Capineri, B. Rugani & V. Niccolucci

Pages: 8 Page Range: 527 - 534 Size: 3,594 kb Price: Free (open access)

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A Living System For Future Engineers

Author(s): K. Jahan, J. W. Everett, S. Farrell, G. Tang, H. Zhang, A. Wenger & M. Noorie

Pages: 8 Page Range: 537 - 544 Size: 3,836 kb Price: Free (open access)

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The Pedagogy Of Bio-design: Methodology Development

Author(s): T. Roshko

Pages: 14 Page Range: 545 - 558 Size: 4,486 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Biomimicry: Nature’s Design Process Versus The Designer’s Process

Author(s): K. J. Rossin

Pages: 12 Page Range: 559 - 570 Size: 3,217 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Archetypes Of Art And Concepts Of Science As Pathways From Natural To Engineering Design

Author(s): A. A. Berezin

Pages: 12 Page Range: 571 - 582 Size: 3,237 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Natural And Artificial Helical Structures

Author(s): F. Carpi, A. Carpi & M. A. Russo

Pages: 8 Page Range: 585 - 592 Size: 3,000 kb Price: Free (open access)

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The Vectorial Organization Of The Human Myocardium Is Designed For Optimal Electrical And Contractile Activity: Clinical Implications Of Its Alterations

Author(s): M. Tafani, F. Carpi, E. Morgante, A. Russo, A. Carpi, M. Fini, B. Marino, A. Frustaci & M. A. Russo

Pages: 10 Page Range: 593 - 602 Size: 5,618 kb Price: Free (open access)

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Design and Nature V


Transaction

WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment

Volume

138

Print ISBN

978-1-84564-454-3

Edited By

C.A. Brebbia, Wessex Institute of Technology, UK and A. CARPI, University of Pisa, Italy

Electronic ISSN

1743-3541

Published

2010

Pages

624