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The shark's paintbrush : biomimicry and how nature is inspiring innovation

Author: Jay Harman
Publisher: London : Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The wave of the future has been around since the beginning of time: it is called Nature. Let inventor and entrepreneur Jay Harman introduce you to stunning solutions to some of the world's thorniest problems. Why does the bumblebee have better aerodynamics than a 747? How can copying a butterfly wing reduce the world's lighting energy bill by 80%?
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jay Harman
ISBN: 9781857886054 1857886054 9781857889314 1857889312 9781857886061 1857886062
OCLC Number: 839317371
Description: 339 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by Jay Harman.

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The charm of Harman s almost missionary zeal makes this a truly inspiring book. -- Christine Evans-Pughe Engineering & Technology Magazine Jay Harman is a principled inventor who sees solutions Read more...

 
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