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Optimal Structural Features In Trees And Their Application In Engineering

Author(s): D. Pasini & S. C. Burgess

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Nature In Growth Of Tree Stems Derived From Ring Analysis

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Integrating Biological Optimisation Methods Into Engineering Design Process

Author(s): C. Mattheck & I. Tesari

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Designing Tree-like Engineering Networks By Mimicking Evolution

Author(s): G. A. Walters

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Scale Transition In Bone Elasticity: A Continuum Micromechanics Approach

Author(s): C. Hellmich & F. –J. Ulm

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Constructal Theory Of Organization In Nature: Dendritic Flows, Allometric Laws And Flight

Author(s): A. Bejan

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On The Design Of Efficient Micro Air Vehicles

Author(s): K. D. Jones & M. F. Platzer

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The Evolution Of The Car: An Investigation Into Product History. Similarities, Contrasts And Questions.

Author(s): C. Dowlen

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The Importance Of The Microstructure Of Snow In Nature And Engineering

Author(s): M. Schneebeli

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Morphology Of The Pox Viruses

Author(s): H. Westcot Vayo

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Experimental Evidences For Chaotic Dynamics In The Roar Of The Cervus Elaphus Corsicanus

Author(s): M. Rustici, G. Lai, A. Facchini & S. Bastianoni

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New Procedure For Designing Optimised Technical Systems With Use Of Biological Objects

Author(s): V. Lysenko & K. Zimmermann

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Miniature Attachment Systems: Exploring Biological Design Principles

Author(s): S. N. Gorb

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Extending Nature

Author(s): D. Kirkland

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Natural Hook-and-loop Fasteners: Anatomy, Mechanical Properties, And Attachment Force Of The Jointed Hooks Of The Galium Aparine Fruit

Author(s): E. V. Gorb, V. L. Popov & S. N. Gorb

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Solutions Derived From Natural Processes Harmonising Nature And Material Culture

Author(s): H. Hendrickx & H. Vanwalleghem

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Urban Evolution Modelling: A Macro Quantum Approach For Great Mendoza

Author(s): J. L. Puliafito

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Thermodynamic Concepts For Sustainability Studies

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

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A District Oriented Approach To Energy Analysis: A Case Study From The Food Industry

Author(s): D. Chinese & A. Meneghetti

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Designing A DNA For Adaptive Architecture: A New Built Environment For Social Sustainability

Author(s): G. C. Magnoli, L. A. Bonanni & R. Khalaf

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Design In Nature From Pythagoras To Helmholtz To The Cantor Musical Array

Author(s): B. F. Hero

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Diversified Longevity - An Architecture Of Disengagement And Localized Production

Author(s): J. E. Fernandez

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The ‘curves Of Nature’ – The Organic Inflections Of Modern Regionalism And Ecological Architecture In An Urbanising Context

Author(s): P. S. Jahnkassim

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Synthesis Of Form, Structure And Material – Design For A Form-optimized Lightweight Membrane Construction

Author(s): E. Stach

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Text-tiles Of In-formation: Drawing Inspiration From The Nature Of Things

Author(s): M. A. Báez

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Theory And Simulation Of Texture Formation In Chiral Nematic Liquid Crystals: Applications To Biological Fibrous Composites

Author(s): G. De Luca & A. D. Rey

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A Ghost Image Of The Colonia Güell Church By Antoni Gaudí

Author(s): J. Tomlow

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An Analysis Of Structure Design Of Storey-increase Of Certain Building On Natural Foundation

Author(s): H. Xuanjiang, C. Haosheng & Zh. Shudong

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Nature And Design In Traditional Persian Architecture

Author(s): M. R. Pourjafar, A. A. Taghvaee & M. Salahi

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Validation Of The Finite Vortex Model By Analyzing Unsteady Aerodynamic Experiments

Author(s): R. Liebe

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Computer Modelling Of Multifingers Hand Driven By Muscle Activation And Application To Artificial Upper-limb System

Author(s): T. Tsuta, T. Iwamoto, T. Nakaya, Y. Takeda & K. Ishikawa

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Determination Of The Maximum Force Due To Skull Impact In Fights Between Sheep Of The Ovis Aries Species

Author(s): L. C. Felisberto & R. T. Ruffino

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A General Finite Vortex Model To Describe Unsteady Aerodynamics In Nature

Author(s): W. Liebe & R. Liebe

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Liquid Crystals Thermography For Technical And Biomedical Application

Author(s): J. Stasiek, M. Wierzbowski, S. Klosowicz, J. Zmija & M. W. Collins

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The Supramolecular Structure Of Water

Author(s): N. Marchettini, V. Niccolucci & E. Tiezzi

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Parametric Identification Of Lower Limbs During Walking Of A Man

Author(s): J. Pauk & K. Jaworek

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Bionics And Ecodesign: How Are Materials Used In Nature, And What Can Thus Be Applied To Sustainable Product Design?

Author(s): M. Drack

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Biomimetic Manufacturing Of Fibers

Author(s): F. Teulé, S. Jung, J. Wood, W. R. Marcotte, M. S. Ellison & A. G. Abbott

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Materials And Structures Of Foods

Author(s): J. M. Aguilera

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High Speed Impact Of Nautilus Nacre

Author(s): C. F. Kennedy & J. E. Field

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Human Vision Principles Supporting Computer Aided Design

Author(s): N. Alves & P. Bártolo

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Revealing The Parthenon’s Logos Optikos

Author(s): D. C. Lewis

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The Physical Structure, Optical Mechanics And Aesthetics Of The Peacock Tail Feathers

Author(s): S. C. Burgess

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Design and Nature


Transaction

WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment

Volume

57

Print ISBN

978-1-85312-901-8

Edited By

C.A. Brebbia and L.J. SUCHAROV, Wessex Institute of Technology, United Kingdom and P. PASCOLO, Universita degli di Udine, ITALY

Online ISSN

1743-3541

Published

2002

Pages

460