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.
|Title of host publication||Advanced Structured Materials|
|Number of pages||21|
|Publication status||Published - 2019 Jan 1|
|Name||Advanced Structured Materials|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Materials Science(all)