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Biomimicking of natural cellular materials

Karam, GN and Wegst, UGK and Shercliff, HR and Ashby, MF and Gibson, LJ (1994) Biomimicking of natural cellular materials. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Bioengineering Division (Publication) BED, 28.

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Abstract

The role that microstructure plays in the mechanical efficiency of natural cellular materials is examined here. The focus of this study is on elastic behaviour. Two natural materials with microstructures resistant to local bucking: plant stems and animal quills have also been examined.

Item Type: Article
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Divisions: Div C > Materials Engineering
Depositing User: Cron Job
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2014 12:40
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2014 19:24
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