Title Natural locomotion in fluids and on surfaces : swimming, flying, and sliding / Stephen Childress...[et al.], editors
Imprint New York : Springer, c2012
book jacket
 Mathematics Library  QP301 N38 2012    AVAILABLE    30340200524555
Descript xv, 313 p. 24 cm
Series The IMA volumes in mathematics and its applications ; v.155
IMA volumes in mathematics and its applications ; v.155
Note Part. 1. INVITED PAPERS -- Model Problems for Fish Schooling / Silas Alben -- The Challenge of Understanding and Quantifying Fish Responses to Turbulence-Dominated Physical Environments / Aline J. Cotel and Paul W. Webb -- The Fluid Dynamics of Feeding In the Upside-Down Jellyfish / Christina Hamlet, Laura A. Miller, Terry Rodriguez and Arvind Santhanakrishnan -- Kinetic Models for Biologically Active Suspensions / David Saintillan -- Individual to Collective Dynamics of Swimming Bacteria / Luis H. Cisneros, Sujoy Ganguly, Raymond E. Goldstein and John O. Kessler -- Dynamics, Control, and Stabilization of Turning Flight in Fruit Flies / Leif Ristroph, Attila J. Bergou, Gordon J. Berman, John Guckenheimer and Z. Jane Wang, et al. -- Geometric Mechanics, Dynamics, and Control of Fishlike Swimming in a Planar Ideal Fluid / Scott David Kelly, Parthesh Pujari and Hailong Xiong -- Slithering Locomotion / David L. Hu and Michael Shelley
Part 2. CONTRIBUTED PAPERS -- Shark Skin Boundary Layer Control / Amy Lang, Philip Motta, Maria Laura Habegger and Robert Hueter -- Numerical Modeling of the Performance of Ray Fins in Fish Locomotion / Qiang Zhu and Kourosh Shoele -- Formation of Ocean Surface Patterns by Cetacean Fluke Oscillations / Rachel Levy and David Uminsky -- Unsolved Problems in the Locomotion of Mammalian Sperm / Susan S. Suarez -- Computing optimal Strokes for Low Reynolds Number Swimmers / Antonio Desimone, Luca Heltai, FranÇois Alouges and Aline Lefebvre-Lepot -- Models of Low Reynolds Number Swimmers Inspired by Cell Blebbing / Qixuan Wang, Jifeng Hu and Hans Othmer -- A Low-Reynolds-Number Treadmilling Swimmer Near a Semi-infinite Wall / Kiori Obuse and Jean-Luc Thiffeault -- Cilia Induced Bending of Paramecium in Microchannels / Saikat Jana, Junil Kim, Sung Yang and Sunghwan Jung -- Rheology of Sheared Bacterial Suspensions / Zhenlu Cui and Xiao-Ming Zeng -- A User-Friendly Formulation of the Newtonian Dynamics for the Coupled Wing-Body System in Insect Flight / Sheng Xu -- Efficient Flapping Flight Using Flexible Wings Oscillating at Resonance / Hassan Masoud and Alexander Alexeev -- Stability of Passive Locomotion in Periodically-Generated Vortex Wakes / Babak G. Oskouei and Eva Kanso -- Simulating Vortex Wakes of Flapping Plates / J. X. Sheng, A. Ysasi, D. Kolomenskiy, E. Kanso and M. Nitsche, et al. -- A Velocity Decomposition Approach for Solving the Immersed Interface Problem with Dirichlet Boundary Conditions / Anita T. Layton -- Elliptic Regularization and the Solvability of Self-Propelled Locomotion Problems / Adam Boucher -- Comparative Studies Reveal Principles of Movement on and Within Granular Media / Yang Ding, Nick Gravish, Chen Li, Ryan D. Maladen and Nicole Mazouchova, et al
Includes bibliographical references
Subject Locomotion -- Mathematical models -- Congresses
Fluid mechanics -- Congresses
Alt Author Childress, Stephen