Biomimetic modelling


Vincent, J. F. V., 2003. Biomimetic modelling. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B - Biological Sciences, 358 (1437), pp. 1597-1603.

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Biomimetics is seen as a path from biology to engineering. The only path from engineering to biology in current use is the application of engineering concepts and models to biological systems. However, there is another pathway: the verification of biological mechanisms by manufacture, leading to an iterative process between biology and engineering in which the new understanding that the engineering implementation of a biological system can bring is fed back into biology, allowing a more complete and certain understanding and the possibility of further revelations for application in engineering. This is a pathway as yet unformalized, and one that offers the possibility that engineers can also be scientists.


Item Type Articles
CreatorsVincent, J. F. V.
DepartmentsFaculty of Engineering & Design > Mechanical Engineering
ID Code2389
Additional InformationID number: ISI:000185739500020


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