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The Resource Design in nature : how the constructal law governs evolution in biology, physics, technology, and social organization, Adrian Bejan and J. Peder Zane

Design in nature : how the constructal law governs evolution in biology, physics, technology, and social organization, Adrian Bejan and J. Peder Zane

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Design in nature : how the constructal law governs evolution in biology, physics, technology, and social organization
Title
Design in nature
Title remainder
how the constructal law governs evolution in biology, physics, technology, and social organization
Statement of responsibility
Adrian Bejan and J. Peder Zane
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
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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DLC
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1948-
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Bejan, Adrian
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Zane, J. Peder
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Pattern formation (Physical sciences)
Label
Design in nature : how the constructal law governs evolution in biology, physics, technology, and social organization, Adrian Bejan and J. Peder Zane
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-280) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- The fast and long meets the slow and short -- The design of academia -- The golden ratio, vision, cognition, and culture -- The design of history
Control code
727610563
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
vii, 296 pages
Isbn
9780385534611
Lccn
2011015398
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Design in nature : how the constructal law governs evolution in biology, physics, technology, and social organization, Adrian Bejan and J. Peder Zane
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-280) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- The fast and long meets the slow and short -- The design of academia -- The golden ratio, vision, cognition, and culture -- The design of history
Control code
727610563
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
vii, 296 pages
Isbn
9780385534611
Lccn
2011015398
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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