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The Resource Ecological mechanics : principles of life's physical interactions, Mark Denny

Ecological mechanics : principles of life's physical interactions, Mark Denny

Label
Ecological mechanics : principles of life's physical interactions
Title
Ecological mechanics
Title remainder
principles of life's physical interactions
Statement of responsibility
Mark Denny
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
IDEBK
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1951-
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Denny, Mark W.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Biophysics
  • Biomechanics
  • Ecology
  • SCIENCE
  • SCIENCE
  • Biomechanics
  • Biophysics
  • Ecology
  • SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology
  • Biophysical Phenomena
  • Biomechanical Phenomena
  • Environment
Label
Ecological mechanics : principles of life's physical interactions, Mark Denny
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Tables; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 ECOLOGICAL MECHANICS An Introduction; Mechanics and Ecology Combined: Coral Reefs; Response Functions; Transport Phenomena; What's in a Name?; What's Left Out; A Road Map; Online Supplements; A Note on Notation; Part I Basic Concepts; Chapter 2 BASIC PHYSICS AND MATH; Location; Dimensions and Units of Measure; Converting Units; Trigonometry; Translation; Translational Velocity; Translational Acceleration; Rotation; Force and Translational Acceleration
  • Moment and Rotational AccelerationMomentum; Pressure; Buoyancy; Energy; Conservation of Energy; Friction; Power; Summary; Chapter 3 RESPONSE FUNCTIONS; Concepts and Terminology; Monotonic Functions; Peaks and Valleys: Unimodal Response Functions; Complications; Jensen's Inequality: The Fallacy of the Average; Linear versus Nonlinear; The Effects of Nonlinearity; Concepts and Conclusions; Part II The Mechanics of Transport; Chapter 4 DIFFUSION Random Motion and its Consequences; Rules of a Random Walk; Average Position; Dispersion: The Variance of Position; The Diffusion Coefficient
  • What Drives Random Walks?Fick's Equation; The Maximum Size of Phytoplankton; Concepts and Conclusions; Chapter 5 AN INTRODUCTION TO FLUID MECHANICS; Shear; What Is a Fluid?; Liquids and Gases; Dynamic Viscosity; Viscous Friction; Reynolds Number; Conservation of Mass and Volume; Streamlines; Conservation of Energy: Bernoulli's Principle; Concepts, Conclusions, and Caveats; Chapter 6 BOUNDARY LAYERS I Equilibrium Layers; Basic Concepts; Laminar Boundary Layers: An Introduction; Moment and Rotation; Turbulent Boundary Layers: An Introduction; The Onset of Turbulence; Turbulent Shear Stress
  • Reynolds Shear StressThe Turbulent Velocity Profile; Measuring u*; Sweeps and Bursts; Concepts, Conclusions, and Caveats; Chapter 7 BOUNDARY LAYERS II Dynamic Layers; Boundary-Layer Thickness Defined; Thickness of Dynamic Laminar Boundary Layers; Shear Stress in Dynamic Laminar Boundary Layers; Mass Transport; The Dynamic Laminar Velocity Profile; Dynamic Turbulent Boundary Layers; Mass Flux in Turbulent Boundary Layers; Oscillating Flow; Concepts, Conclusions, and Caveats; Chapter 8 FLUID-DYNAMIC FORCES I Introduction and Low-Reynolds-Number Flows; Drag at Low Reynolds Number
  • Low-Re Ecomechanics: Sensory Ecology and Predator-Prey InteractionsConcepts, Conclusions, and Caveats; Chapter 9 FLUID-DYNAMIC FORCES II High Reynolds Numbers; Forces; Force Coefficients; Rules of Thumb; Ecomechanical Examples; Concepts, Conclusions, and Caveats; Chapter 10 LOCOMOTION; The Physics of Locomotion; Sources of Power: The Motors; Drifting: Passive Locomotion; Crawling: Adhesive Locomotion; Burrowing; Walking and Running; Wheels; Swimming; Gliding Flight; Flapping Flight; Speed and Power of Transport: A Summary; Cost of Transport; Climbing and Jumping; Locomotion in Context
Control code
ocn930489388
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400873951
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 875716
  • 22573/ctvc61v8s
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)930489388
Label
Ecological mechanics : principles of life's physical interactions, Mark Denny
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Tables; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 ECOLOGICAL MECHANICS An Introduction; Mechanics and Ecology Combined: Coral Reefs; Response Functions; Transport Phenomena; What's in a Name?; What's Left Out; A Road Map; Online Supplements; A Note on Notation; Part I Basic Concepts; Chapter 2 BASIC PHYSICS AND MATH; Location; Dimensions and Units of Measure; Converting Units; Trigonometry; Translation; Translational Velocity; Translational Acceleration; Rotation; Force and Translational Acceleration
  • Moment and Rotational AccelerationMomentum; Pressure; Buoyancy; Energy; Conservation of Energy; Friction; Power; Summary; Chapter 3 RESPONSE FUNCTIONS; Concepts and Terminology; Monotonic Functions; Peaks and Valleys: Unimodal Response Functions; Complications; Jensen's Inequality: The Fallacy of the Average; Linear versus Nonlinear; The Effects of Nonlinearity; Concepts and Conclusions; Part II The Mechanics of Transport; Chapter 4 DIFFUSION Random Motion and its Consequences; Rules of a Random Walk; Average Position; Dispersion: The Variance of Position; The Diffusion Coefficient
  • What Drives Random Walks?Fick's Equation; The Maximum Size of Phytoplankton; Concepts and Conclusions; Chapter 5 AN INTRODUCTION TO FLUID MECHANICS; Shear; What Is a Fluid?; Liquids and Gases; Dynamic Viscosity; Viscous Friction; Reynolds Number; Conservation of Mass and Volume; Streamlines; Conservation of Energy: Bernoulli's Principle; Concepts, Conclusions, and Caveats; Chapter 6 BOUNDARY LAYERS I Equilibrium Layers; Basic Concepts; Laminar Boundary Layers: An Introduction; Moment and Rotation; Turbulent Boundary Layers: An Introduction; The Onset of Turbulence; Turbulent Shear Stress
  • Reynolds Shear StressThe Turbulent Velocity Profile; Measuring u*; Sweeps and Bursts; Concepts, Conclusions, and Caveats; Chapter 7 BOUNDARY LAYERS II Dynamic Layers; Boundary-Layer Thickness Defined; Thickness of Dynamic Laminar Boundary Layers; Shear Stress in Dynamic Laminar Boundary Layers; Mass Transport; The Dynamic Laminar Velocity Profile; Dynamic Turbulent Boundary Layers; Mass Flux in Turbulent Boundary Layers; Oscillating Flow; Concepts, Conclusions, and Caveats; Chapter 8 FLUID-DYNAMIC FORCES I Introduction and Low-Reynolds-Number Flows; Drag at Low Reynolds Number
  • Low-Re Ecomechanics: Sensory Ecology and Predator-Prey InteractionsConcepts, Conclusions, and Caveats; Chapter 9 FLUID-DYNAMIC FORCES II High Reynolds Numbers; Forces; Force Coefficients; Rules of Thumb; Ecomechanical Examples; Concepts, Conclusions, and Caveats; Chapter 10 LOCOMOTION; The Physics of Locomotion; Sources of Power: The Motors; Drifting: Passive Locomotion; Crawling: Adhesive Locomotion; Burrowing; Walking and Running; Wheels; Swimming; Gliding Flight; Flapping Flight; Speed and Power of Transport: A Summary; Cost of Transport; Climbing and Jumping; Locomotion in Context
Control code
ocn930489388
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400873951
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 875716
  • 22573/ctvc61v8s
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)930489388

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