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text Design in nature : how the constructal law governs evolution in biology, geophysics, technology, and social organization

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.

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 -- Design principles -- The design of academia -- The golden ratio, vision, cognition, and cul... Read more
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296 p.;
Publisher
Doubleday 2011

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TADL-WOOD 500 BEJ in Adult Non-fiction Available

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