This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.
This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: flow is reversible flow equations are linear inertia is negligible disturbances are manefest over huge relative distances. boundaries are all important shape matters considerably less A sphere: Low Re High Re C D = 24/Re 0.1 D = 6 ! r m U 0.1 0.5 r ! r 2 U 2 2 ! " U l ln(l/a) - 0.897 D = 4 ! " U l ln(l/a) + 0.193 D = Two important questions: What are the cellular mechanisms that generate force? What are the fluid dynamic mechanisms that propel the animal?...
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 06/03/2008 for the course BIOL 427 taught by Professor Daniels during the Spring '08 term at University of Washington.
- Spring '08