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Life in Moving Fluids:
The Physical Biology of Flow
Steven Vogel

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Preface | Chapter 1

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface to the New Edition
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1Remarks at the Start3
Ch. 2What Is a Fluid and How Much So16
Ch. 3Neither Hiding nor Crossing Streamlines32
Ch. 4Pressure and Momentum50
Ch. 5Drag, Scale, and the Reynolds Number81
Ch. 6The Drag of Simple Shapes and Sessile Systems106
Ch. 7Shape and Drag: Motile Animals132
Ch. 8Velocity Gradients and Boundary Layers156
Ch. 9Life in Velocity Gradients174
Ch. 10Making and Using Vortices204
Ch. 11Lift, Airfoils, Gliding, and Soaring230
Ch. 12The Thrust of Flying and Swimming262
Ch. 13Flows within Pipes and Other Structures290
Ch. 14Internal Flows in Organisms308
Ch. 15Flow at Very Low Reynolds Numbers331
Ch. 16Unsteady Flows362
Ch. 17Flow at Fluid-Fluid Interfaces378
Ch. 18Do It Yourself398
List of Symbols403
Bibliography and Index of Citations407
Subject Index441

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