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Author Ecole d'été de physique théorique (Les Houches, Haute-Savoie, France) (92nd : 2009)

Title New trends in the physics and mechanics of biological systems : École d'été de physique des Houches, session XCII, 6--31 July 2009 / edited by Martine Ben Amar ... [and others].

Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.


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Physical description xxi, 357 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Locomotion at low Reynolds numbers / Annette E. Hosoi -- Surface tension / John W. M. Bush -- Dynamics of complex bio-fluids / Christel Hohenegger and Michael J. Shelley -- Active fluids and gels / Frank Jülicher -- Elasticity and dynamics of cytoskeletal filaments and networks of them / Fred C. Mackintosh -- Morphoelasticity: a theory of elastic growth / Alain Goriely and Derek Moulton -- Mechanics of tumor growth: Multiphase models, adhesion, and evolving configurations / Luigi Preziosi and Guido Vitale -- Microbial mechanics: the growth and form of filamentary micro-organism / Michael Tabor -- The physics of the cell membrane / Martin Michael Müller and Martine Ben Amar -- Modeling plant morphogenesis and growth / Richard S. Smith -- How cell mechanics shapes embryos / Michel Labouesse.
Other author Ben Amar, M.
Subject Biomechanics -- Congresses.
Fluid dynamics -- Congresses.
Membranes (Biology) -- Mathematical models -- Congresses.
Morphogenesis -- Mathematical models -- Congresses.
Variant Title Houches 2009 - session XCII.
ISBN 9780199605835