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Fractal approach to explanation of silkworm cocoon's biomechanism

ABSTRACT
Fractal calculus is an excellent tool to explaining natural phenomena in porous media. In this paper, we first give a simple introduction on He's fractal derivative, and then it is used to establish a model for thermal conduction of silkworm cocoon to reveal its bio-mechanism. The theoretical results obtained in this paper are helpful for the biomimetic design.
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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2019-09-15
PAPER REVISED: 2020-05-20
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2020-05-20
PUBLISHED ONLINE: 2021-01-31
DOI REFERENCE: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI190915053W
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