Remarkable Natural Material Surfaces and Their Engineering Potential (Hardcover)

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By Michelle Lee (Editor)
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Description


This book explores a collection of natural surfaces, their scientific characteristics and their unique engineering potential - demonstrating that engineering applications can be found in unexpected places. The surfaces covered range from botanical ones, like rice and lotus leaves, to insect surfaces, like butterfly and dragonfly wings. The variety of surfaces and numerous engineering potentials described show how biomimicry can be utilized to solve countless real‐world problems.

About the Author


Michelle Lee is at the McCormick School of Engineering of Northwestern University.
Product Details
ISBN: 9783319031248
ISBN-10: 3319031244
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: February 18th, 2014
Pages: 163
Language: English