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 – 2016-08-15 
    CRC Press
    Biomimetics Series

  • Ocean Innovation

    Biomimetics Beneath the Waves

    By Iain A. Anderson, Julian Vincent, John Montgomery

    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 – 2016-06-01 
    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