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Design in nature : how the constructal law governs evolution in biology, physics, technology, and social organization / Adrian Bejan and J. Peder Zane
BOOK | Doubleday | c2012. | 1st ed.
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Edition
1st ed.
Descript.
296 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
The birth of flow -- The birth of design -- Animals on the move -- Witnessing evolution -- Seeing beyond the trees and the forest -- Why hierarchy reins -- Design principles -- The design of academia -- The golden ratio, vision, cognition, and culture -- The design of history.
Summary
Reveals how recurring patterns in nature are accounted for by a single governing principle of physics, explaining how all designs in the world from biological life to inanimate systems evolve in a sequence of ever-improving designs that facilitate flow.
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Zane, J. Peder.
ISBN/ISSN
9780385534611
0385534612
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