Bio-inspired infrastructure

I-1. Mechnism of burrowing

Numerical modeling of burrowing
Numerical modeling of burrowing (Huang and Tao 2015)

I-2. Bio-inspired smart materials 

Bio-inspired Piezo-electrochromic (PEC) sensors for Structural Health Monitoring
Bio-inspired Piezo-electrochromic (PEC) sensors for Structural Health Monitoring (Tao, Zhu and Yun, 2014)

I-3. Bio-inspired scour countermeasures

Bio-inspired Streamlining of Bridge Pier as a Scour Countermeasure.
Bio-inspired Streamlining of Bridge Pier as a Scour Countermeasure.
Flow structures around piers with different streamlining features
Flow structures around piers with different streamlining features (Li and Tao 2015)

I-4. Bio-inspired flow sensor

Fish hair sensors
(van Trump and McHenry 2008) © 2010 Universität Bielefeld | Impressum

 

An array of three hair sensors inspired by fish superficial neuromasts
An array of three hair sensors inspired by fish superficial neuromasts (Tao and Yu, 2015)

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