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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Heat Transfer. June 2015, 137(6): 061901.
Paper No: HT-14-1145
Published Online: June 1, 2015
... and Structure, From Engineering to Nature , Cambridge University Press , Cambridge, UK . [15] Bejan , A. , and Lorente , S. , 2011 , “ The Constructal Law and the Evolution of Design in Nature ,” Phys. Life Rev. , 8 ( 3 ), pp. 209 – 240 . 10.1016/j.plrev.2011.05.010 [16] Reis , A. H...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Heat Transfer. June 2015, 137(6): 061003.
Paper No: HT-14-1137
Published Online: June 1, 2015
... of the “human-and-machine species,” wealth, life). This phenomenon is summarized by the constructal law: the occurrence and evolution of designs in nature, its time direction. Based on its record, the constructal law accounts for the design phenomenon and also for all the phenomena that have been described...
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Article Type: Discussions
J. Heat Transfer. May 2014, 136(5): 055501.
Paper No: HT-13-1519
Published Online: March 6, 2014
... to well known measures of irreversibility such as entropy generation and lost exergy (destroyed available work). Furthermore, the “principle of entransy dissipation minimization” adds nothing to existing work based on minimum entropy generation, minimum thermal resistance, and constructal law. The broader...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Heat Transfer. January 2011, 133(1): 011001.
Published Online: September 27, 2010
...Adrian Bejan; Sylvie Lorente “Design in nature” is a topic of growing interest throughout science. The constructal law is the physics law of design generation and evolution in nature: “for a flow system to persist in time (to live), it must evolve such that it provides easier and easier access...