Biomimetics Series

Series Editor: Yoseph Bar-Cohen

  • 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 – 2016-06-25 
    CRC Press
    Biomimetics Series

  • Ocean Innovation

    Biomimetics Beneath the Waves

    By Iain A. Anderson, Julian Vincent

    Ocean organisms employ engineering strategies which enable them to maintain life functions such as buoyancy and locomotion in a growing, self repairing body. This book explores the possibilities of using these engineering feats in the human world. Each chapter presents a particular engineering…

    Hardback – 2016-02-14 
    CRC Press
    Biomimetics Series

  • 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 – 2016-02-14 
    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 – 2013-03-20
    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 – 2011-09-20
    CRC Press
    Biomimetics Series