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Biomimetic engineering


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Vincent, J. F. V., 2002. Biomimetic engineering. In: Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, 2006-01-01, San Diego, CA.

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Abstract

The usefulness of the natural world as a reliable source of concepts for other areas of science has been well documented, though not so well utilized. Current expertise stems from advances in a wide range of skills and sciences, covering polymer chemistry, computing, materials science, biology and nanotechnology. The missing component is the ability of bestriding the sciences and synthesizing novelty from pre-existing skills. TRIZ, a Russian system for inventive problem solving, is on the pathway to the desired singularity where all studies meet.

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Item Type Conference or Workshop Items (Paper)
CreatorsVincent, J. F. V.
DOI10.1117/12.508668
Uncontrolled Keywordsintelligent materials, actuators, sensors, technological forecasting, problem solving, technology transfer, biomimetic materials, intelligent structures
DepartmentsFaculty of Engineering & Design > Mechanical Engineering
RefereedNo
StatusPublished
ID Code2588

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