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Mining Smartness from Nature

Volume 84
doi: 10.4028/
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Authors: Luigi Sorrentino, Marco Aurilia, Marco D'Auria, Daniele Davino, Pasquale Mei, Ciro Visone, Salvatore Iannace
Chapter 1: Biomimetic Materials
Abstract:Natural porous materials, like wood or bone, are multiscale cellular composite structures which exhibit mechanical (such as elasticity and...
Authors: Tamiye Simone Goia, Kalan Bastos Violin, José Carlos Bressiani, Ana Helena de Almeida Bressiani
Chapter 1: Biomimetic Materials
Abstract:The porous metallic structure has been developed to mimic the natural bone architecture, having interconnected porosity, disposing enough...
Authors: Zhi Ming Liu, Yuan Lin An, Wen Jian Wu
Chapter 1: Biomimetic Materials
Abstract:As one of the main methods to study biomembranes, the construction of highly active bionic biomembrane systems is very important. Based on...
Authors: Gijs Krijnen, Harmen Droogendijk, Ahmad Dagamseh, Ram Jaganatharaja, Jerome Casas
Chapter 2: Biomimetic Sensors, Actuators and Systems
Abstract:MEMS offers exciting possibilities for the fabrication of bioinspired mechanosensors. Over the last years we have been working on cricket...
Authors: Jacques Desbrieres, Stephanie Reynaud, Pierre Marcasuzaa, Francis Ehrenfeld
Chapter 2: Biomimetic Sensors, Actuators and Systems
Abstract:Intrinsically conducting polymers are of great interest for a large number of applications. But among major drawbacks are their low...
Authors: Bertrand Tondu
Chapter 2: Biomimetic Sensors, Actuators and Systems
Abstract:Several types of artificial muscles are actually able to mimic the active spring-like behaviour characterizing the tension-length diagram of...
Authors: Martin Gottwald, Gerhard von der Emde
Chapter 2: Biomimetic Sensors, Actuators and Systems
Abstract:At night, weakly electric fish Gnathonemus petersii use active electrolocation to scan their environment with self generated electric fields....
Authors: Immanuel Schäfer
Chapter 2: Biomimetic Sensors, Actuators and Systems
Abstract:Fenestraria aurantiaca (also known as window plant) is a succulent with specialized adaptations to deal with heat, light and aridity....
Authors: Kai Schneider, Dmitry Kolomenskiy, Thomas Engels, Keith Moffatt, Marie Farge
Chapter 3: Biomimetic Flow Control
Abstract:The Lighthill-Weis-Fogh clap-fling-sweep mechanism is a movement used by some insects to improve their flight performance. As first suggested...
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