Accession Number : ADA020005

Title :   Proceedings: Symposium on Swimming and Flying in Nature Held at California Inst. of Tech., Pasadena on July 8-12, 1974. Volume I.

Corporate Author : NEUS INC SANTA MONICA CALIF

Report Date : 12 JUL 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 330

Abstract : ;Contents: Aerodynamic aspects of animal flight; Bacterial movement; Cinemicrographic analysis of the movement of flagellated bacteria; Formation of the bacterial flagellar bindle; Towards a molecular mechanism for the movement of bacterial flagella; Mechanisms of movement of simple flagella and cilia; Morphology of developing bends in sperm flagella; The role of body oscillation in the propulsion of micro-organisms; Fluid flow induced by smooth flagella; Optimal swimming motions of flagella; Flagellar motions near a wall.

Descriptors :   *Meetings, *Swimming, *Flight, Bacteria, Microorganisms, Cilia, Animals, Aerodynamic characteristics

Subject Categories : Biology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE