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Biomimetics – a review


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Vincent, J. F. V., 2009. Biomimetics – a review. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H - Journal of Engineering in Medicine, 223 (8), pp. 919-939.

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Abstract

Biology can inform technology at all levels (materials, structures, mechanisms, machines, and control) but there is still a gap between biology and technology. This review itemizes examples of biomimetic products and concludes that the Russian system for inventive problem solving (teoriya resheniya izobreatatelskikh zadatch (TRIZ)) is the best system to underpin the technology transfer. Biomimetics also challenges the current paradigm of technology and suggests more sustainable ways to manipulate the world.

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Item Type Articles
CreatorsVincent, J. F. V.
DOI10.1243/09544119JEIM561
Uncontrolled Keywordssustainability technology, teoriya resheniya izobreatatelskikh zadatch, inventive problems, bio-inspiration, biomimicry
DepartmentsFaculty of Engineering & Design > Mechanical Engineering
RefereedYes
StatusPublished
ID Code17848

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