The Geometrical Beauty Of Plants by Johan GielisThe Geometrical Beauty Of Plants by Johan Gielis

The Geometrical Beauty Of Plants

byJohan Gielis

Hardcover | June 15, 2017

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This book focuses on the origin of the Gielis curves, surfaces and transformations in the plant sciences. It is shown how these transformations, as a generalization of the Pythagorean Theorem, play an essential role in plant morphology and development. New insights show how plants can be understood as developing mathematical equations, which opens the possibility of directly solving analytically any boundary value problems (stress, diffusion, vibration...) . The book illustrates how form, development and evolution of plants unveil as a musical symphony. The reader will gain insight in how the methods are applicable in many divers scientific and technological fields.
Title:The Geometrical Beauty Of PlantsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:229 pagesPublished:June 15, 2017Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9462391505

ISBN - 13:9789462391505

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Table of Contents

1.Universal Natural Shapes.- 2.Towards a geometrical theory of morphogenesis.- 3.-1,-2,-3......,Understand The Legacy.- 4.Lamé curves and surfaces.- 5.Gielis curves, surfaces and transformations.- 6.Pythagorean-compact. - 7.Generalized intrinsic and extrinsic lengths in submanifolds.