Thomas Speck
Thomas Speck
Chair for Botany: Functional Morphology and Biomimetics, University of Freiburg
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Early evolution of land plants: phylogeny, physiology, and ecology of the primary terrestrial radiation
RM Bateman, PR Crane, WA DiMichele, PR Kenrick, NP Rowe, T Speck, ...
Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 29, 263-292, 1998
Ecology and Biomechanics: A Mechanical Approach to the Ecology of Animals and Plants
A Herrel, T Speck, NP Rowe, ( eds.)
Dekker Publishers/Taylor & Francis Group, 2006
Plant growth forms: an ecological and evolutionary perspective
N Rowe, T Speck
New Phytologist 166, 61-72, 2005
Design and construction principles in nature and architecture
J Knippers, T Speck
Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 7 (DOI:10.1088/1748-3182/7/1/015002), 2012
Plant stems: functional design and mechanics
T Speck, I Burgert
Annual review of materials research 41, 169-193, 2011
Biomimetics and technical textiles: solving engineering problems with the help of nature's wisdom
M Milwich, T Speck, O Speck, T Stegmaier, H Planck
American Journal of Botany 93, 1455-1465, 2006
AFLP analysis sheds light on distribution of two Salix species and their hybrid along a natural gradient
H Beismann, JHA Barker, A Karp, T Speck
MoIecular Ecology 6, 989-993, 1997
Plant Biomechanics 2000: Proceedings of the 3rd Plant Biomechanics Conference Freiburg-Badenweiler August 27th to September 2nd 2000
HC Spatz, T Speck, ( eds.)
Thieme, 2000
The mechanics of Norway spruce [Picea abies (L.) Karst]: mechanical properties of standing trees from different thinning regimes
F Brüchert, G Becker, T Speck
Forest Ecology and Management 135, 45-62, 2000
The staminal lever mechanism in Salvia L. (Lamiaceae): a key innovation for adaptive radiation?
R Claßen-Bockhoff, T Speck, E Tweraser, P Wester, S Thimm, M Reith
Organisms Diversity & Evolution 4, 189-205, 2004
Process sequences in biomimetic research
T Speck, O Speck
Design and Nature IV, 3-11, 2008
Flectofin: a hingeless flapping mechanism inspired by nature
J Lienhard, S Schleicher, S Poppinga, T Masselter, M Milwich, T Speck, ...
Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 6 (DOI:10.1088/1748-3182/6/4/045001), 2011
Ultra-fast underwater suction traps
O Vincent, C Weißkopf, S Poppinga, T Masselter, T Speck, M Joyeux, ...
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 278 (1720), 2909-2914, 2011
Root anchorage of saplings and cuttings of woody pioneer species in a riparian environment
S Karrenberg, S Blaser, J Kollmann, T Speck, PJ Edwards
Functional Ecology 17, 170-177, 2003
Biomechanics of the giant reed Arundo donax
HC Spatz, H Beismann, F Brüchert, A Emanns, T Speck
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society London. B 352 (1349), 1-10, 1997
Diversity of mechanical architectures in climbing plants: an evolutionary perspective
N Rowe, S Isnard, T Speck
Journal of Plant Growth Regulation 23, 108-128, 2004
Biomimetic research for architecture and building construction: biological design and integrative structures
J Knippers, KG Nickel, T Speck, ( eds.)
Springer 8, 408 pp., 2016
Mechanics without muscle: biomechanical inspiration from the plant world
PT Martone, M Boller, I Burgert, J Dumais, J Edwards, K Mach, N Rowe, ...
Integrative and Comparative Biology 50, 888-907, 2010
Contributions to the biomechanics of plants. I. Stabilities of plant stems with strengthening elements of different cross-sections against weight and wind forces.
T Speck, HC Spatz, D Vogellehner
Botanica Acta 103, 111-122, 1990
Reconfiguration as a prerequisite for survival in highly unstable flow-dominated habitats
DL Harder, O Speck, CL Hurd, T Speck
Journal of Plant Growth Regulation 23, 98-107, 2004
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