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The Resource Biomimetics : biologically inspired technologies, edited by Yoseph Bar-Cohen

Biomimetics : biologically inspired technologies, edited by Yoseph Bar-Cohen

Label
Biomimetics : biologically inspired technologies
Title
Biomimetics
Title remainder
biologically inspired technologies
Statement of responsibility
edited by Yoseph Bar-Cohen
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bar-Cohen, Yoseph.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biomimetics
  • Bionics
Label
Biomimetics : biologically inspired technologies, edited by Yoseph Bar-Cohen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • 1.
  • Introduction to biomimetics : the wealth of inventions in nature as an inspiration for human innovation/
  • Yoseph Bar-Cohen
  • p. 1
  • p. 41
  • 2.
  • Biological mechanisms as models for mimicking : sarcomere design, arrangement, and muscle function/
  • Kenneth Meijer
  • Juan C. Moreno
  • Hans H. C. M. Savelberg
  • 3.
  • Mechanization of cognition/
  • Robert Hecht-Nielsen
  • p. 57
  • 4.
  • Evolutionary robotics and open-ended design automation/
  • Hod Lipson
  • p. 129
  • 5.
  • Genetic algorithms : mimicking evolution and natural selection in optimization models/
  • Tammy Drezner
  • Zvi Drezner
  • p. 157
  • 6.
  • Robotic biomimesis of intelligent mobility, manipulation, and expression/
  • David Hanson
  • p. 177
  • p. 201
  • 7.
  • Bio-nanorobotics : a field inspired by nature/
  • Ajay Ummat
  • Atul Dubey
  • Constantinos Mavroidis
  • p. 229
  • 8.
  • Molecular design of biological and nano-materials/
  • Shuguang Zhang
  • Hidenori Yokoi
  • Xiaojun Zhao
  • 9.
  • Engineered muscle actuators : cells and tissues/
  • Robert G. Dennis
  • Hugh Herr
  • p. 243
  • 10.
  • Artificial muscles using electroactive polymers/
  • Yoseph Bar-Cohen
  • p. 267
  • 11.
  • Biologically inspired optical systems/
  • Robert Szema
  • Luke P. Lee
  • p. 291
  • Anthony Starr
  • Alireza Vakil Amirkhizi
  • p. 309
  • 12.
  • Multifunctional materials/
  • Sia Nemat-Nasser
  • Syrus Nemat-Nasser
  • Thomas Plaisted
  • 13.
  • Defense and attack strategies and mechanisms in biology/
  • Julian F. V. Vincent
  • p. 341
  • Cam Anh Tran
  • David L. Kaplan
  • p. 365
  • 14.
  • Biological materials in engineering mechanisms/
  • Justin Carlson
  • Shail Ghaey
  • Sean Moran
  • 15.
  • Functional surfaces in biology : mechanisms and applications/
  • Stanislav N. Gorb
  • p. 381
  • p. 399
  • 16.
  • Biomimetic and biologically inspired control/
  • Zhiwei Luo
  • Shigeyuki Hosoe
  • Masami Ito
  • Gianluca Lazzi
  • Keyoor Chetan Gosalia
  • p. 427
  • 17.
  • Interfacing microelectronics and the human visual system/
  • Rajat N. Agrawal
  • Mark S. Humayun
  • James Weiland
  • 18.
  • Artificial support and replacement of human organs/
  • Pramod Bonde
  • p. 449
  • 19.
  • Nastic structures : the enacting and mimicking of plant movements/
  • Rainer Stahlberg
  • Minoru Taya
  • p. 473
  • 20.
  • Biomimetics : reality, challenges, and outlook/
  • Yoseph Bar-Cohen
  • p. 495
Control code
ocm61441033
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xviii, 527 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780849331633
Lccn
2005048511
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
Label
Biomimetics : biologically inspired technologies, edited by Yoseph Bar-Cohen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • 1.
  • Introduction to biomimetics : the wealth of inventions in nature as an inspiration for human innovation/
  • Yoseph Bar-Cohen
  • p. 1
  • p. 41
  • 2.
  • Biological mechanisms as models for mimicking : sarcomere design, arrangement, and muscle function/
  • Kenneth Meijer
  • Juan C. Moreno
  • Hans H. C. M. Savelberg
  • 3.
  • Mechanization of cognition/
  • Robert Hecht-Nielsen
  • p. 57
  • 4.
  • Evolutionary robotics and open-ended design automation/
  • Hod Lipson
  • p. 129
  • 5.
  • Genetic algorithms : mimicking evolution and natural selection in optimization models/
  • Tammy Drezner
  • Zvi Drezner
  • p. 157
  • 6.
  • Robotic biomimesis of intelligent mobility, manipulation, and expression/
  • David Hanson
  • p. 177
  • p. 201
  • 7.
  • Bio-nanorobotics : a field inspired by nature/
  • Ajay Ummat
  • Atul Dubey
  • Constantinos Mavroidis
  • p. 229
  • 8.
  • Molecular design of biological and nano-materials/
  • Shuguang Zhang
  • Hidenori Yokoi
  • Xiaojun Zhao
  • 9.
  • Engineered muscle actuators : cells and tissues/
  • Robert G. Dennis
  • Hugh Herr
  • p. 243
  • 10.
  • Artificial muscles using electroactive polymers/
  • Yoseph Bar-Cohen
  • p. 267
  • 11.
  • Biologically inspired optical systems/
  • Robert Szema
  • Luke P. Lee
  • p. 291
  • Anthony Starr
  • Alireza Vakil Amirkhizi
  • p. 309
  • 12.
  • Multifunctional materials/
  • Sia Nemat-Nasser
  • Syrus Nemat-Nasser
  • Thomas Plaisted
  • 13.
  • Defense and attack strategies and mechanisms in biology/
  • Julian F. V. Vincent
  • p. 341
  • Cam Anh Tran
  • David L. Kaplan
  • p. 365
  • 14.
  • Biological materials in engineering mechanisms/
  • Justin Carlson
  • Shail Ghaey
  • Sean Moran
  • 15.
  • Functional surfaces in biology : mechanisms and applications/
  • Stanislav N. Gorb
  • p. 381
  • p. 399
  • 16.
  • Biomimetic and biologically inspired control/
  • Zhiwei Luo
  • Shigeyuki Hosoe
  • Masami Ito
  • Gianluca Lazzi
  • Keyoor Chetan Gosalia
  • p. 427
  • 17.
  • Interfacing microelectronics and the human visual system/
  • Rajat N. Agrawal
  • Mark S. Humayun
  • James Weiland
  • 18.
  • Artificial support and replacement of human organs/
  • Pramod Bonde
  • p. 449
  • 19.
  • Nastic structures : the enacting and mimicking of plant movements/
  • Rainer Stahlberg
  • Minoru Taya
  • p. 473
  • 20.
  • Biomimetics : reality, challenges, and outlook/
  • Yoseph Bar-Cohen
  • p. 495
Control code
ocm61441033
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xviii, 527 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780849331633
Lccn
2005048511
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)

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