Exploring the Biofluiddynamics of Swimming and Flight
by David Lentink
Publisher: Wageningen University 2008
Number of pages: 192
Many organisms must move through water or air in order to survive and reproduce. It is useful to analyze fluid motion as a collection of vortices, yet the dynamics are complex: vortices interact with the moving organism, interact with each other, and evolve independently in time.
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