Alexander Yarin, Min Wook Lee, Seongpil An, Suk Goo Yoon

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In this introductory chapter, the fundamental concepts related to self-healing in nature are introduced and the applications of this phenomenon in engineering materials are outlined. Although natural self-healing is predominantly based on vascular systems, self-healing engineering materials initially used another path.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvanced Structured Materials
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Number of pages21
Publication statusPublished - 2019 Jan 1

Publication series

NameAdvanced Structured Materials
ISSN (Print)1869-8433
ISSN (Electronic)1869-8441

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)

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Yarin, A., Lee, M. W., An, S., & Yoon, S. G. (2019). Introduction. In Advanced Structured Materials (pp. 1-21). (Advanced Structured Materials; Vol. 105). Springer Verlag.