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By Y. Couder (auth.), Vincent Fleury, Jean-François Gouyet, Marc Léonetti (eds.)

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There's expanding proof that branching strategies in nature continue via related mechanisms in lots of possible diversified platforms. this can be the 1st finished publication facing this subject - it encompasses all fields of technology, investigating branching morphogenesis and development formation in cells, crops, organs and river networks to call yet a number of. well known foreign researchers have contributed to this quantity and brought care that the lectures stay available to graduate scholars and nonspecialist researchers.

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If the contact angle is small, each crack, as it comes into the vicinity of the border , rotates away from it. The result is a pattern with aseries of anastomosing loops shown in Figure 12b and similar to the brochidodromous organisation. If the contact angle is large the transverse cracks go straight to the border thus forming a craspedodromous pattern. These experiments show that it is possible to simulate the large scale venation as weIl as the small scale one. 20 Y. Couder Fig. 12. - a) The brochidodromous organisation of the main veins of Polygonum Polystachium.

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