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Fish and Dolphin Swimming


Series: Russian Academic Monographs Volume: 2

By: EV Romanenko

428 pages, Figs, tabs

Pensoft Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2002 | #131264 | ISBN: 9546421502
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £86.00 $109/€103 approx

About this book

A review of current approaches to biohydrodynamics.


Chapter 1. Theoretical models of swimming - Chapter 2. The law of body deformation in actively swimming fish or dolphin - Chapter 3. Distribution of the dynamic pressure on yhe body of fish and dolphin caused by its oscillations - Chapter 4. Basics of statistic biohydrodynamics - Chapter 5. Devices and methods for experimental kinematic and hydrodynamic studies - Chapter 6. The results of the experimental resesrches - Chapter 7. Evaluation of dolphin`s hydrodinamic characteristics on the basis of measured kinematical parameters. Theory and experiment - Conclusion.

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