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Life in moving fluids: The Physical Biology of Flow

£35.00

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Paperback in fine condition, spine unbroken. Very slight turning at bottom back right corner.

Both a landmark text and reference book, Steven Vogel's Life in Moving Fluids has also played a catalytic role in research involving the applications of fluid mechanics to biology. In this revised edition, Vogel continues to combine humor and clear explanations as he addresses biologists and general readers interested in biological fluid mechanics, offering updates on the field over the last dozen years and expanding the coverage of the biological literature. His discussion of the relationship between fluid flow and biological design now includes sections on jet propulsion, biological pumps, swimming, blood flow, and surface waves, and on acceleration reaction and Murray's law. This edition contains an extensive bibliography for readers interested in designing their own experiments.

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Author(s):
Vogel, Steven
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15.2 x 3.1 x 22.9 cm
Edition:
2nd, 1994
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0691026165
ISBN-13:
9780691026169
Number of pages:
482
Publisher:
Princeton University Press

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Paperback in fine condition, spine unbroken. Very slight turning at bottom back right corner.

Both a landmark text and reference book, Steven Vogel's Life in Moving Fluids has also played a catalytic role in research involving the applications of fluid mechanics to biology. In this revised edition, Vogel continues to combine humor and clear explanations as he addresses biologists and general readers interested in biological fluid mechanics, offering updates on the field over the last dozen years and expanding the coverage of the biological literature. His discussion of the relationship between fluid flow and biological design now includes sections on jet propulsion, biological pumps, swimming, blood flow, and surface waves, and on acceleration reaction and Murray's law. This edition contains an extensive bibliography for readers interested in designing their own experiments.

Author(s):
Vogel, Steven
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15.2 x 3.1 x 22.9 cm
Edition:
2nd, 1994
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0691026165
ISBN-13:
9780691026169
Number of pages:
482
Publisher:
Princeton University Press

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