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Life in Moving Fluids: The Physical Biology of Flow

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Both a landmark text and reference book, Steven Vogel's Life in Moving Fluids has also played a catalytic role in research involving the applications of fluid mechanics to biology. In this revised edition, Vogel continues to combine humor and clear explanations as he addresses biologists and general readers interested in biological fluid mechanics, offering updates on the ...more
Paperback, 488 pages
Published April 21st 1996 by Princeton University Press (first published 1981)
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Aug 26, 2013 Frank rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: luid dynamicists and biologists as well as the non-specialist
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Entertaining and educational. Recommended for fluid dynamicists and biologists as well as the non-specialist.
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Brilliant! All we, biologists, need to know about flow. Extremely helpful and very well written
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Steven Vogel is James B. Duke Professor, Emeritus, in the Department of Biology at Duke University.

As it has turned out, my activities as a teacher and writer have extended well beyond the explication of the immediate results of research. The first two of my seven books, A F
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