Fluid dynamics in biology : proceedings of an AMS-IMS-SIAM Joint Summer Research Conference held July 6-12, 1991 with support from the National Science Foundation and NASA Headquarters / [electronic resource] A.Y. Cheer, C.P. van Dam, editors. - Providence, RI : American Mathematical Society, c1993. - 1 online resource (xii, 586 p. : ill.) - Contemporary mathematics, v. 141 0271-4132 (print); 1098-3627 (online); . - Contemporary mathematics (American Mathematical Society) ; v. 140. .

"Contains most of the papers that were presented at the Conference on Biofluiddynamics, which was held July 6-12, 1991 at the University of Washington, Seattle"--Pref.

Includes bibliographical references.

Biofluiddynamics: a survey / Hairy little legs: Feeding, smelling, and swimming at low Reynolds numbers / Disturbance, natural selection, and the prediction of maximal wave-induced forces / Computational modeling of the swimming of biflagellated algal cells / Mechanical approach toward flagellar motility / Mechanical analysis of particle capture by rectangular-mesh nets / Fish as filters: An empirical and mathematical analysis / Computational biofluid dynamics / Acoustic streaming in the ear itself / Computation of incompressible viscous flows through artificial heart devices with moving boundaries / An implicit numerical method for fluid dynamics problems with immersed elastic boundaries / Continuum models of platelet aggregation: Mechanical properties and chemically-induced phase transitions / Surface-tension instabilities of liquid-lined elastic tubes / Dynamic flow in the nephron: Filtered delay in the TGF pathway / A new finite-difference scheme and its application to flows in stenosed arteries / On aerodynamics and the energetics of vertebrate flapping flight / On the significance of unsteady effects in the aerodynamic performance of flying animals / Mechanics and energetics of ground effect in flapping flight / Stability of aquatic animal locomotion / Lift and drag calculations for wings and tails: Techniques and applications / Flow in large blood vessels / The mechanics of blood flow in capillaries / Unsteady flow in a curved pipe / Optimality in Biological Fluid Transport Systems / James Lighthill -- M. A. R. Koehl -- Mark W. Denny -- Lisa J. Fauci -- Masatoshi Murase -- Catherine Loudon and Donald N. Alstad -- S. Laurie Sanderson and A. Y. Cheer -- Charles S. Peskin and David M. McQueen -- James Lighthill -- Cetin Kiris, Stuart Rogers, Dochan Kwak and I-Dee Chang -- Anita A. Mayo and Charles S. Peskin -- Aaron L. Fogelson -- D. Halpern and J. B. Grotberg -- E. Bruce Pitman, H. E. Layton and Leon C. Moore -- H. Huang, V. J. Modi and B. R. Seymour -- Jeremy M. V. Rayner -- G. R. Spedding -- H. de la Cueva and R. W. Blake -- Daniel Weihs -- C. P. van Dam, K. Nikfetrat and P. M. H. W. Vijgen -- Stanley A. Berger -- T. W. Secomb -- Clement G. Yam and Harry A. Dwyer -- Michael Labarbera -- http://www.ams.org/conm/141/ http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/conm/141/1212578 http://www.ams.org/conm/141/ http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/conm/141/02 http://www.ams.org/conm/141/ http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/conm/141/03 http://www.ams.org/conm/141/ http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/conm/141/1212579 http://www.ams.org/conm/141/ http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/conm/141/05 http://www.ams.org/conm/141/ http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/conm/141/06 http://www.ams.org/conm/141/ http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/conm/141/07 http://www.ams.org/conm/141/ http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/conm/141/1212581 http://www.ams.org/conm/141/ http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/conm/141/1212582 http://www.ams.org/conm/141/ http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/conm/141/10 http://www.ams.org/conm/141/ http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/conm/141/1212583 http://www.ams.org/conm/141/ http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/conm/141/12 http://www.ams.org/conm/141/ http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/conm/141/13 http://www.ams.org/conm/141/ http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/conm/141/14 http://www.ams.org/conm/141/ http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/conm/141/15 http://www.ams.org/conm/141/ http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/conm/141/1212584 http://www.ams.org/conm/141/ http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/conm/141/17 http://www.ams.org/conm/141/ http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/conm/141/18 http://www.ams.org/conm/141/ http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/conm/141/19 http://www.ams.org/conm/141/ http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/conm/141/20 http://www.ams.org/conm/141/ http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/conm/141/1212585 http://www.ams.org/conm/141/ http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/conm/141/22 http://www.ams.org/conm/141/ http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/conm/141/1212586 http://www.ams.org/conm/141/ http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/conm/141/09

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