Mathematical Biofluiddynamics

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SIAM, 1975 - Technology & Engineering - 281 pages
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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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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
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