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BIO-INSPIRED DESIGN CHARACTERISATION AND ITS LINKS WITH PROBLEM SOLVING TOOLS

BIO-INSPIRED DESIGN CHARACTERISATION AND ITS LINKS WITH PROBLEM SOLVING TOOLS

Year: 2014

Section: DESIGN METHODS

Editor: Marjanovic Dorian, Storga Mario, Pavkovic Neven, Bojcetic Nenad

Author: Fayemi P.-E., Maranzana N., Aoussat A., Bersano G.

Series: DESIGN

Section: DESIGN METHODS

Pages: 173-182

Abstract

Although bio-inspiration is a well-known instrument for innovation, the problem-solving process that leads to the solution has not been fully investigated yet. The purpose of this article is to understand what bio-inspiration is, by defining its relative concepts and boundaries. After the outlining of a generic biomimetic process, a direct correspondence with TRIZ tools is presented. Each phase of the proposed process has been classified according to the type of tool that is needed. For the two first class, an ideal set of features has been defined.

Keywords: biomimetics, design methods, bio-inspired design, TRIZ

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