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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
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
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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