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Author Goriely, Alain.

Title The mathematics and mechanics of biological growth / Alain Goriely.

Published New York : Springer, 2017.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Interdisciplinary applied mathematics, 0939-6047 ; v. 45
Interdisciplinary applied mathematics ; v. 45.
Springer Mathematics and Statistics eBooks 2017 English+International
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Basic aspects of growth -- Mechanics and growth -- Discrete computational models -- Growing on a line -- Elastic rods -- Morphoelastic rods -- Accretive growth -- Membranes and shells -- Growing membranes -- Morphoelastic plates -- Nonlinear elasticity -- The kinematics of growth -- Balance laws -- Evolution laws and stability -- Growing spheres -- Growing cylinders -- Ten challenges -- References -- Index.
Summary Emphasizing kinematics and mechanics of growth, this book presents the state of knowledge in morpho-elasticity, providing a rigorous foundation and offering a set of mathematical tools for the analysis of specific problems arising in biology.
Other author SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Biomathematics.
Growth -- Mathematics.
Developmental biology -- Mathematics.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780387877105 (electronic bk.)
038787710X (electronic bk.)
Standard Number 10.1007/978-0-387-87710-5