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Best books that combine physics and animals?

by kikko
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kikko
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Jun29-13, 08:33 AM
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Like this:

http://www.amazon.com/Engineering-An.../dp/0674048547

http://www.amazon.com/Geckos-Foot-Bi.../dp/0393337979

http://www.amazon.com/Bulletproof-Fe.../dp/0226014703

There seem to be a lot of books about bio-inspiration to engineering and explaining wildlife through physics, so I'm not sure which one to choose. I guess it's called biomimetics.
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Andy Resnick
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Jun29-13, 09:35 PM
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It depends on your comfort level with both physics and biology. I have read and recommend these:

http://www.amazon.com/Growth-Form-DA...rowth+and+form
http://www.amazon.com/Life-Moving-Fl...+moving+fluids
http://www.amazon.com/Iridescences-P...ct+iridescence


I suspect this book is also excellent:
http://www.amazon.com/Comparative-Bi...gy+comparative


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