## Mathematical BiofluiddynamicsAddresses 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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### Contents

Chapter | 1 |

External biofluiddynamics | 3 |

Chapter | 4 |

Internal biofluiddynamics | 5 |

EXTERNAL BIOFLUIDDYNAMICS | 9 |

Chapter | 11 |

Aquatic propulsion in twelve classes of invertebrates | 12 |

Introduction to fish propulsion | 15 |

Chapter 9 | 171 |

ON THE WEISFOGH MECHANISM OF LIFT GENERATION | 179 |

A GENERAL SURVEY 1 Introduction | 199 |

Steady secondary flows | 201 |

Entry regions | 202 |

Incipient atheroma | 203 |

Distribution of resistance in branched systems | 204 |

Bronchial resistance | 205 |

Anguilliform propulsion | 19 |

Chapter | 20 |

Introduction to the carangiform mode | 22 |

Measurements of the carangiform mode | 25 |

The carangiform mode with lunate tail | 26 |

Twodimensional analysis of the lunate tail | 29 |

Need for more detailed study of fast percomorph fishes | 32 |

Fishes with weight unbalanced by buoyancy | 34 |

Propulsion in armoured fishes | 37 |

amphibians and arthropods | 38 |

Aquatic propulsion in reptiles | 39 |

Aquatic propulsion in mammals | 41 |

Conclusion | 42 |

Chapter 3 | 45 |

Line distributions of singular solutions | 49 |

Resistiveforce theory of flagellar propulsion | 53 |

Swimming motions with minimum rate of working | 59 |

A more accurate slenderbody theory | 62 |

AQUATIC ANIMAL PROPULSION OF HIGH HYDROMECHANI | 65 |

Chapter 5 | 103 |

Chapter 6 | 112 |

Chapter 7 | 139 |

Chapter 8 | 151 |

Velocity distributions in pulsatile flow | 206 |

Turbulence in the blood stream | 207 |

Urinary tract | 208 |

Chapter 11 | 211 |

Flow patterns in human bronchi | 214 |

Lung flow patterns in birds | 217 |

Chapter 12 | 227 |

Wall stress systems associated with pulse propagation | 229 |

Propagation through a junction | 232 |

Interaction between junctions in a branching system | 237 |

Amplitude gradations along a single tube | 241 |

Some comparisons with experiment | 246 |

Chapter 13 | 253 |

Poststenotic dilatation | 255 |

Aneurysms in the cranial circulation | 256 |

Atherogenesis by intercellular lipid deposition | 259 |

Intracellular lipid accumulation | 260 |

Chapter 14 | 269 |

Vasomotor control of peripheral perfusion | 270 |

Pulmonary perfusion and ventilation | 272 |

Axial concentration | 274 |

Lubrication problems in very narrow capillaries | 276 |

### Common terms and phrases

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