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Design and Nature II

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Form-optimizing Processes In Biological Structures – Self-generating Structures In Nature Based On Pneumatics

Author(s): E. Stach

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Structural Analysis Using Nature’s Golden Proportion

Author(s): B.T. Rosson

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Sacred Geometry In Nature And Persian Architecture

Author(s): M. Hejazi

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Complexity In Architecture: A Small Scale Analysis

Author(s): N. Sala

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Similarities Between "structures In Nature" And "man-made Structures": Biomimesis In Architecture

Author(s): S. Arslan & A. G. Sorguc

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Neural Networks And Information Interchange In Buildings

Author(s): W. Höhl

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Assessing The Parametric Building Model Capabilities In Minimizing Change Orders

Author(s): H. Mokbel & G. Salazar

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Making Reasonable Decisions For A Greening Plan: Effects Of The Distribution Of Shading Duration By Building Structures

Author(s): C.H. Lin, D.L. Ling & Y.S. Chang

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Influence Of Consolidation And Interweaving On Compression Behavior Of IsoTruss™ Structures

Author(s): S.M. Hansen & D.W. Jensen

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A Comparison Of Two Urban Horticultural Restoration Programs In Arid California

Author(s): C.A. Rowley & S.E. Craig

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Aesthetic Tradition And Ancient Technology: A Case Study Of The Water-wheel

Author(s): A. de Miranda

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A Sustainable House For The Southeastern United States

Author(s): D.C. Lewis & S.C. Kitchens

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Self-adaptive And Sustainable Buildings

Author(s): R. Zmeureanu

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Determination Of The Reference Building Form Concerning Thermal Comfort And Minimum Heat Loss

Author(s): G.K. Oral & G. Manioğlu

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Architecture And Nature: Maintenance And Conservation Of Mountain Architecture

Author(s): D. Bosia

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Durability And Degradation Of Natural Stone In Syracusan Façades: Materials And Techniques Compatible For Recovery Interventions

Author(s): F. Cantone, S. De Medici & V. Fiore

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Bio-mimics For Sound And Vibration Technologies

Author(s): G. Rosenhouse

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Music, Nature And Structural Form

Author(s): P.S. Bulson

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The Criterion Of Noise Attenuation By Hedges

Author(s): C.F. Fang

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The Mechanical Self-optimisation Of Trees

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

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Application Of Fractional Calculus In Modeling And Solving The Bioheat Equation

Author(s): R. Magin, Y. Sagher & S. Boregowda

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Electro-osmotically Driven Flow Near A Soil Animal Body Surface And Biomimetics

Author(s): Y.Y. Yan, J.B. Hull, L. Ren & J. Li

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The Efficiency Of The Explosive Discharge Of The Bombardier Beetle, With Possible Biomimetic Applications

Author(s): A.C. McIntosh & M. Forman

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The Development Of A Miniature Mechanism For Producing Insect Wing Motion

Author(s): S.C. Burgess, K. Alemzadeh & L. Zhang

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Study On The Wettability And Self-cleaning Of Butterfly Wing Surfaces

Author(s): G. Chen, Q. Cong, Y. Feng & L. Ren

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A 3-D Finite Element Analysis Of The Sunflower (Helianthus Annuus L.) Fruit Under Impact: A Useful Approach For The Understanding And Improvement Of Its Hullability

Author(s): L.F. Hernández & P.M. Bellés

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Structural Formation Of Mandibles By A Cellular Automaton Model

Author(s): N. Inou, M. Koseki, I. Kato & K. Maki

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Characteristics Of The Non-smooth Surface Morphology Of Living Creatures And Its Application In Agricultural Engineering

Author(s): L.Q. Ren, Z.W. Han, L.M. Tian & J.Q. Li

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Bamboo As A Composite Structure And Its Mechanical Failure Behaviour

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

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Genetic Analysis Of Coordinate Flagellar And Type III Regulatory Circuits In Pathogenic Bacteria

Author(s): S.A. Minnich & S.C. Meyer

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Designed Porous And Multi-scale Flow Structures

Author(s): A. Bejan

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Inherent Benefits In Microscale Fractal-like Devices For Enhanced Transport Phenomena

Author(s): D. Pence & K. Enfield

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Lessons Learned From The Exquisite Design Of The Endothelial Surface Glycocalyx And Their Amazing Applications

Author(s): Q. Wu, Y. Andreopoulos & S. Weinbaum

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Structural Analysis Of Sludge Floc

Author(s): D.J. Lee

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Learning From Nature In Building Sustainable Chemical Technology

Author(s): M.-O. Coppens

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Two-objective Optimization And Robustness

Author(s): S. Lorente

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Applications Of The Finite Vortex Model

Author(s): R. Liebe

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Dissipative Structures, Complexity And Strange Attractors: Keynotes For A New Eco-aesthetics

Author(s): R. M. Pulselli, G.C. Magnoli, N. Marchettini & E. Tiezzi

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Material/matter/mater: The Fundamental Integrating Principles

Author(s): M.A. Báez

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The Phi Code In Nature, Architecture And Engineering

Author(s): R. F. Borges

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Isotopic Diversity In Natural And Engineering Design

Author(s): A.A. Berezin

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Advanced Reverse Design Through A New Biologically Based System

Author(s): N.M.F. Alves & P.J.S. Bártolo

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Cells, Gels And Mechanics

Author(s): G.H. Pollack

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Determination Of Pain Intensity In Newborns By Time Series Analysis

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

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Modelling The Human Upper Body In Three-dimensional Motion

Author(s): A.B. Thornton-Trump, C.Y.A. Chan & K.M.A. Weiss-Bundy

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Blood Flow In Vessels With Artificial Or Pathological Geometrical Changes

Author(s): P. Tibaut, B. Wiesler, M. Mayer & R. Wegenkittel

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Computational Biomimetics Of Twisted Plywood Architectures In Fibrous Biological Composites Through Chiral Liquid Crystal Self-assembly

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

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Biomimetic Manufacturing Of Fibers

Author(s): F. Teulé, C. Aubé, M. Ellison & A. Abbott

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On Uniqueness Of Fibrous Materials

Author(s): N. Pan

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The Difference In Tensile Behaviour Of Different Silks Of The Spider A. Diadematus

Author(s): E. Van Nimmen, K. Gellynck, L. Van Langenhove & J. Mertens

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Experimental Investigation On Anti-wear Of A Bionic Non-smooth Surface Made By Laser Texturing

Author(s): Z.W. Han, L.Q. Ren, Z.B. Liu & C.J. Yang

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Imitating Nature In Building Up Thermodynamically Stable Layers On Metals For Protection Against Corrosion

Author(s): A.F. Batzias & G. Batis

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Bio-prototyping

Author(s): P. Bártolo, A. Mendes & A. Jardini

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Bionic Improvement Of Soil Bulldozing Plates

Author(s): P. vander Straeten, M. F. Destain & J.C. Verbrugge

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Reduction Of Sliding Resistance Between Clay And Bionics Plates

Author(s): J. Li, Z. Cui, L. Ren, J. Sun & Y.Y. Yan

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Matching Nature With ‘Complex Geometry' – An Architectural History

Author(s): J. Tomlow

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‘Praxis Of Inquiry’ In Architectural Design

Author(s): T.J. Truesdale

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Structural Design In Nature And In Architecture

Author(s): A. Mosseri

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Biomimetics Applied To Space Exploration

Author(s): M. Ayre

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Space Flower: The Bionic System For Satellite Thermal Regulation

Author(s): J. Matovic, A. Vujanic, C. Kment & K. Reichenberger

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Design and Nature II


Transaction

WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment

Volume

73

Print ISBN

978-1-85312-721-2

Edited By

M.W. Collins, London South Bank University, UK and C.A. Brebbia, Wessex Institute of Technology, UK

Electronic ISSN

1743-3541

Published

2004

Pages

648