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Nature-inspired design: modeling the biomechanics of the seahorse tail
Praet, T.; Adriaens, D.; De Beule, M.; Verhegghe, B. (2012). Nature-inspired design: modeling the biomechanics of the seahorse tail, in: ASME 2012 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Parts A and B. Fajardo, Puerto Rico, USA, June 20-23, 2012. pp. 997-998. hdl.handle.net/10.1115/SBC2012-80274
In: (2012). ASME 2012 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Parts A and B. Fajardo, Puerto Rico, USA, June 20-23, 2012. ASME: New York. ISBN 978-0-7918-4480-9.

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  • Praet, T.
  • Adriaens, D.
  • De Beule, M.
  • Verhegghe, B.

Abstract
    Billions of years of evolutionary pressure have forced organisms to develop efficient solutions to real-world problems. More and more engineers realize that they are faced with similar problems on a daily basis. Instead of trying to reinvent the wheel, one should first take a look at existing solutions, e.g. in nature. This nature inspired approach can be interesting for a multitude of engineering domains, including bioengineering.

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