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Biomimetic rules for design of complex adaptive structures
Author(s): Carolyn M. Dry
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Paper Abstract

Nature builds by 1) use of local, inexpensive, available often recycled materials which 2) are self-ordering or growing by attributes shared between the material and environment, 3) repair themselves, 4) sense and adapt to changes in the environment daily, seasonally, and yearly; 5) easily disintegrate and recycle back into the material sink when their usefulness is at an end; and 6) do not harm the environment, but perhaps enhance it or resolve problems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 October 2001
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 4512, Complex Adaptive Structures, (23 October 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.446762
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Carolyn M. Dry, Univ. of Illinois/Urbana-Champaign (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4512:
Complex Adaptive Structures

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