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Published: 21 July 2011

368 Pages | 150 b/w line and halftone illus.

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199605835

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New Trends in the Physics and Mechanics of Biological Systems

Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 92, July 2009

Edited by Martine Ben Amar, Alain Goriely, Martin Michael Muller, and Leticia Cugliandolo

Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School

  • Simple and clear introduction to many concepts used in the modeling in biological systems
  • Presents a step by step description of modern mathematical techniques
  • Discusses many different applications, ranging from cellular and microbial systems, to plants and physiology
  • An invaluable source for references on modern challenges of mechanical biology
  • Presents both fluid and solid mechanics in a unified way
  • Offers a full review of modeling of tumor and morphogenesis