Natural Locomotion in Fluids and on Surfaces

Swimming, Flying, and Sliding

ISBN: 978-1-4614-3996-7 (Print) 978-1-4614-3997-4 (Online)

Table of contents (24 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. INVITED PAPERS

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-13

      Model Problems for Fish Schooling

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      Pages 15-33

      The Challenge of Understanding and Quantifying Fish Responses to Turbulence-Dominated Physical Environments

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      Pages 35-51

      The Fluid Dynamics of Feeding In the Upside-Down Jellyfish

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      Pages 53-71

      Kinetic Models for Biologically Active Suspensions

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      Pages 73-82

      Individual to Collective Dynamics of Swimming Bacteria

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      Pages 83-99

      Dynamics, Control, and Stabilization of Turning Flight in Fruit Flies

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      Pages 101-116

      Geometric Mechanics, Dynamics, and Control of Fishlike Swimming in a Planar Ideal Fluid

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      Pages 117-135

      Slithering Locomotion

  3. CONTRIBUTED PAPERS

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 137-137

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      Pages 139-150

      Shark Skin Boundary Layer Control

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      Pages 151-157

      Numerical Modeling of the Performance of Ray Fins in Fish Locomotion

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      Pages 159-166

      Formation of Ocean Surface Patterns by Cetacean Fluke Oscillations

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      Pages 167-176

      Unsolved Problems in the Locomotion of Mammalian Sperm

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      Pages 177-184

      Computing optimal Strokes for Low Reynolds Number Swimmers

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      Pages 185-195

      Models of Low Reynolds Number Swimmers Inspired by Cell Blebbing

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      Pages 197-206

      A Low-Reynolds-Number Treadmilling Swimmer Near a Semi-infinite Wall

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      Pages 207-215

      Cilia Induced Bending of Paramecium in Microchannels

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      Pages 217-224

      Rheology of Sheared Bacterial Suspensions

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      Pages 225-234

      A User-Friendly Formulation of the Newtonian Dynamics for the Coupled Wing-Body System in Insect Flight

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      Pages 235-245

      Efficient Flapping Flight Using Flexible Wings Oscillating at Resonance

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      Pages 247-253

      Stability of Passive Locomotion in Periodically-Generated Vortex Wakes

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