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Unformatted text preview: of x from its equilibrium position, u ( x ) the population distrubution function for crossbridge displacements from equilibrium, v is the velocity of shortening of a halfsarcomere, V is the macroscopic velocity of shortening of the muscle, N is the number of sarcomeres along the length of the muscle, and P is the force at the end of the muscle. U = Z ∞∞ u ( x ) dx < 1 P = n Z ∞∞ p ( x ) u ( x ) dx v = V 2 N αn (1U ) = βn Z A x u ( x ) dx + vn u ( x ) v du dx = βu u ( x ) = αβ e β ( xA v ) v ( α + β ) P = αβ v ( α + β ) Z A∞ n p ( x ) e β ( xA v ) dx p ( x ) = p 1 ( e γx1 ) P = ± αn p 1 α + β ² ( e γA1 )( γv β ) 1 + γv β P = n X i =1 p ( x ( i ))...
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 Fall '07
 BIOE
 Thermodynamics, Bioengineering, Boltzmann constant

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