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Life in Moving Fluids: The Physical Biology of Flow

Steven Vogel
Publisher: 
Princeton University Press
Publication Date: 
1996
Number of Pages: 
484
Format: 
Paperback
Edition: 
2
Price: 
67.50
ISBN: 
978-0691026169
Category: 
General
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Preface to the New Edition

Acknowledgments
Ch. 1 Remarks at the Start 3
Ch. 2 What Is a Fluid and How Much So 16
Ch. 3 Neither Hiding nor Crossing Streamlines 32
Ch. 4 Pressure and Momentum 50
Ch. 5 Drag, Scale, and the Reynolds Number 81
Ch. 6 The Drag of Simple Shapes and Sessile Systems 106
Ch. 7 Shape and Drag: Motile Animals 132
Ch. 8 Velocity Gradients and Boundary Layers 156
Ch. 9 Life in Velocity Gradients 174
Ch. 10 Making and Using Vortices 204
Ch. 11 Lift, Airfoils, Gliding, and Soaring 230
Ch. 12 The Thrust of Flying and Swimming 262
Ch. 13 Flows within Pipes and Other Structures 290
Ch. 14 Internal Flows in Organisms 308
Ch. 15 Flow at Very Low Reynolds Numbers 331
Ch. 16 Unsteady Flows 362
Ch. 17 Flow at Fluid-Fluid Interfaces 378
Ch. 18 Do It Yourself 398

List of Symbols 403

Bibliography and Index of Citations 407

Subject Index 441

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