Mathematical biofluiddynamics [electronic resource] : a treatment in book form of the material in the lecture course delivered to the 'Mathematical Biofluiddynamics' Research Conference of the National Science Foundation held from July 16-20, 1973 at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York / Sir James Lighthill.

Lighthill, M. J., Sir [Browse]
Philadelphia, Pa. : Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM, 3600 Market Street, Floor 6, Philadelphia, PA 19104), 1975.
1 electronic text (ix, 269 p.) : ill., digital file.


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  • CBMS-NSF regional conference series in applied mathematics ; 17. [More in this series]
  • Regional conference series in applied mathematics ; 17
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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.
Sponsored by the Conference Board of Mathematical Sciences and supported by the National Science Foundation.
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  • 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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  • 1-61197-051-2
  • 0-89871-014-6
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