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Bioinspired Engineering of Thermal Materials / Tao Deng

Publication year: 2018

ISBN: 3527338349

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A comprehensive overview and summary of recent achievements and the latest trends in bioinspired thermal materials. Following an introduction to different thermal materials and their effective heat transfer to other materials, the text discusses heat detection materials that are inspired by biological systems, such as fire beetles and butterflies. There then follow descriptions of materials with thermal management functionality, including those for evaporation and condensation, heat transfer and thermal insulation materials, as modeled on snake skins, polar bears and fire-resistant trees.

Subject: Materials Science, Biomaterials, Materials - Thermal properties, Materials - Biotechnology, Heat - Transmission