Biomimetics Series

Series Editor: Yoseph Bar-Cohen

  • Natural Biophotonic Architectures

    Complex Optical Effects and Bioimimetic Applications

    Edited by Pramod Kumar, Kamal P. Singh

    This book documents key developments in the field of complex optical effects in natural biophotonic architectures. It provides a model for inspiration, reviews the current state of the art, and describes and discusses challenges in understanding nature's capabilities to manipulate light. It…

    Hardback – 2017-04-01 
    CRC Press
    Biomimetics Series

  • Mechanical Circulatory Support

    Principles and Practice

    Edited by Pramod Bonde

    Strides made in the last four decades in the field of engineering and medicine have now established mechanical support for heart failure patients as a viable and effective strategy. This technology has seen an improvement in its application since the 1980s. However, most of the current available…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    CRC Press
    Biomimetics Series

  • Ocean Innovation

    Biomimetics Beneath the Waves

    By Iain A. Anderson, Julian Vincent, John Montgomery

    Biomimetics is the idea of creating new technologies abstracted from what we find in biology. Ocean Innovation: Biomimetics Beneath the Waves seeks that technological inspiration from the rich biodiversity of marine organisms. Bringing both a biological and engineering perspective to the…

    Hardback – 2016-06-01
    CRC Press
    Biomimetics Series

  • Architecture Follows Nature-Biomimetic Principles for Innovative Design

    By Ilaria Mazzoleni

    Applying Properties of Animals Skins to Inspire Architectural EnvelopesBiology influences design projects in many ways; the related discipline is known as biomimetics or biomimicry. Using the animal kingdom as a source of inspiration, Ilaria Mazzoleni seeks to instill a shift in thinking about the…

    Hardback – 2013-03-21
    CRC Press
    Biomimetics Series

  • Biomimetics

    Nature-Based Innovation

    By Yoseph Bar-Cohen

    Mimicking nature – from science fiction to engineering reality Humans have always looked to nature’s inventions as a source of inspiration. The observation of flying birds and insects leads to innovations in aeronautics. Collision avoidance sensors mimic the whiskers of rodents. Optimization…

    Hardback – 2011-09-21
    CRC Press
    Biomimetics Series