Biomimicry | Airbus, a leading aircraft manufacturer

See on Scoop.itAlain Renaudin

Alain Renaudin‘s insight:

Biomimicry, by Airbus:

What do velvet, the skin of a shark, and advancements in aircraft aerodynamics have in common?

The answer rests in a field of scientific study that involves examining what can be extracted, learned and duplicated from the natural world.

Known as ‘biomimicry,” or biologically inspired engineering, this is the study and imitation of nature’s best ideas to help solve human challenges. A growing number of aeronautical innovations have been inspired by an array of natural structures, organs and materials – and these tried and tested patterns of the natural world will continue to be a powerful source of inspiration in the future.

… Aeronautics is one of the heavy user of the biomimicry approach …

Biomimetisme conference, 13 mars, Maison de la Chimie

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