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Kamimura, Shinji

Bio-mechanisms of Swimming and Flying

Kamimura, Shinji - Bio-mechanisms of Swimming and Flying, ebook

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Part 1.Biological Aspects of Locomotive Mechanisms and Behaviors of Animals While Swimming and Flying

1. Asymmetric Swimming Motion of Singly Flagellated Bacteria near a Rigid Surface
Tomonobu Goto, Seishi Kudo, Yukio Magariyama

2. Properties of a Semi-dilute Suspension of Swimming Micro-organisms
Takuji Ishikawa, Takami Yamaguchi, T. J. Pedley

3. Dynamics Modeling and Real-time Observation of Galvanotaxis in Paramecium caudatum
Naoko Ogawa, Hiromasa Oku, Koichi Hashimoto, Masatoshi Ishikawa

4. Object Manipulation by a Formation-controlled Euglena Group
Akitoshi Itoh, Wataru Tamura

5. Passive Mechanisms Controlling Posture and Trajectory in Swimming Fishes
Malcolm S. Gordon, Dean V. Lauritzen, Alexis M. Wiktorowicz

6. Mechanical Properties of the Caudal Fin Resulting from the Caudal Skeletal Structure of the Bluefin Tuna
Hirohisa Morikawa, Konami Yusa, Shunichi Kobayashi

7. Design of Artificial Tail Flukes for a Bottlenose Dolphin
Wataru Seki, Shingo Kato, Shinji Saito, Takashi Yokoi

8. Changes in Drag Acting on an Angled Wavy Siliconrubber Plate as a Model of the Skin Folds of a Swimming Dolphin
Hui Zhang, Naoki Yoshitake, Yoshimichi Hagiwara

9. Central nervous system underlying fish swimming [A review]
1Kazumasa Uematsu

10. Underwater Acoustical Sensing Behavior of Porpoises
Tomonari Akamatsu, Ding Wang, Kexiong Wang, Yasuhiko Naito

11. Micro-structural Approach to Developing the Resonance Model of the Indirect Flight Mechanism
Hitoshi Miyake

Part 2.Hydrodynamics of Swimming and Flying

12. Studies of Hydrodynamics in Fishlike Swimming Propulsion
Xi-Yun Lu, Xie-Zhen Yin, Bing-Gang Tong

13. Optimisation of Fish Shape and Swim Mode in Fully Resolved 2-D Flow Field by Genetic Algorithm with the Least Square Prediction Method
Shintaro Takeuchi, Sho Kusuda, Takeo Kajishima

14. Modeling, Simulation and Optimization of Anguilliform Swimmers
Stefan Kern, Philippe Chatelain, Petros Koumoutsakos

15. A Numerical Study of Hovering Aerodynamics in Flapping Insect Flight
Hikaru Aono, Hao Liu

16. Stabilization of Flapping-of-Wings Flight of a Butterfly, Considering Wakes
Kei Senda, Masakazu Sawamoto, Masahiko Kitamura, Tsuyoshi Tanaka

17. 3-D Unsteady Computations of Flapping Flight in Insects, Fish, and Unmanned Vehicles
William C. Sandberg, Ravi Ramamurti

Part 3.Biomimetic Swimming or Flying Robots

18. Design and Simulations of a Virtual Fishlike Robot Actuated by a Muscle Model
Chunzhao Guo, Zengfu Wang

19. Development of Fish Robots Powered by Fuel Cells: Improvement of Swimming Ability by a Genetic Algorithm and Flow Analysis by Computational Fluid Dynamics
Yogo Takada, Toshiaki Tamachi, Satoshi Taninaka, Toshinaga Ishii, Kazuaki Ebita, Tomoyuki Wakisaka

20. Design and Control of Biomimetic Robot Fish FAC-I
Chao Zhou, Long Wang, Zhiqiang Cao, Shuo Wang, Min Tan

21. Thrust Force Characteristics of Propulsion Mechanism in Fluid Using Fin with Dynamic Variable-Effective-Length Spring
Shunichi Kobayashi, Masataka Nakabayashi, Reiji Kobayashi, Ji Jie, Hirohisa Morikawa

22. Elastic Pectoral Fin Actuators for Biomimetic Underwater Vehicles
Naomi Kato, Yoshito Ando, Ariyoshi Tomokazu, Hiroyoshi Suzuki, Koichi Suzumori, Takefumi Kanda, Satoshi Endo

23. Design, Development, and Testing of Flapping Fins with Actively Controlled Curvature for an Unmanned Underwater Vehicle
John Palmisano, Jason Geder, Ravi Ramamurti, Kerr-Jia Liu, Jonah Jonah Cohen, Tewodros Mengesha, Jawad Naciri, William Sandberg, Banahalli Ratna

24. Controlling Biomimetic Underwater Robots With Electronic Nervous Systems
Joseph Ayers, Nikolai Rulkov

25. Microenergy Converter Using Insect Wings
Seiichi Sudo, Kazumasa Nashimoto, Koji Tsuyuki, Tetsuya Yano, Muneo Futamura

26. Clapping-wing Micro Air Vehicle of Insect Size
Yoshiyuki Kawamura, Satoshi Souda, Satoshi Nishimoto, Charles P. Ellington

Part 4.Sports Science

27. Study on the Application of Lagrangian Numerical Simulation to Fluid Dynamics in Sports Science
Kyoji Kamemoto, Akira Ojima, Satoshi Ido, Toshiharu Arai

28. Rowing Velocity Prediction Program with Estimating Hydrodynamic Load Acting on an Oar Blade
Takeshi Kinoshita, Masaki Miyashita, Hiroshi Kobayashi, Takanori Hino

29. Analysis of Breast, Back and Butterfly Strokes by the Swimming Human Simulation Model SWUM
Motomu Nakashima

30. Research in Fluid Dynamical Specification of Hand Palms in Freestyle Swimming
Shinichiro Ito

31. Flexural Vibration of a Jump Ski in Flight
Akira Shionoya, Toshio Kobayashi, Toshinori Saijo, Kenichiro Ogata, Toshiaki Matsuhashi

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Keywords: SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General SCI008000

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9784431733805

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