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Mathematical Biofluiddynamics

Mathematical Biofluiddynamics

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Part of CBMS-NSF Regional Conference Series in Applied Mathematics

  • Date Published: February 1987
  • availability: This item is not supplied by Cambridge University Press in your region. Please contact Soc for Industrial & Applied Mathematics for availability.
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780898710144

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  • Addresses external biofluiddynamics concerning animal locomotion through surrounding fluid media - and internal biofluiddynamics concerning heat and mass transport by fluid flow systems within an animal.

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    • Date Published: February 1987
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780898710144
    • length: 287 pages
    • dimensions: 255 x 178 x 100 mm
    • weight: 0.3kg
    • availability: This item is not supplied by Cambridge University Press in your region. Please contact Soc for Industrial & Applied Mathematics for availability.
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction to biofluiddynamics
    Hydromechanics of aquatic animal propulsion: A survey
    Mathematics of aquatic animal locomotion at low Reynolds number
    Aquatic animal propulsion of high hydromechanical efficiency
    Large-amplitude elongated-body theory of fish locomotion
    Aquatic animal locomotion
    A survey of recent theoretical developments
    Some current investigations of aquatic animal motions
    Animal flight
    On the Weis-Fogh mechanism of lift generation
    Physiological fluid dynamics: A general survey
    Respiratory flow patterns
    Pulse propagation theory
    Blood flow and arterial disease
    The microcirculation

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    James Lighthill

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