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The IUTAM Symposium on Flow in Collapsible Tubes and Past Other Highly Compliant Boundaries was held on 26-30 March, 2001, at the University of Warwick. As this was the first scientific meeting of its kind we considered it important to mark the occasion by producing a book. Accordingly, at the end of the Symposium the Scientific Committee met to discuss the most appropriate format for the book. We wished to avoid the format of the conventional conference book consisting of a large number of short articles of varying quality. It was agreed that instead we should produce a limited number of rigorously refereed and edited articles by selected participants who would aim to sum up the state of the art in their particular research area. The outcome is the present book. Peter W. Ca rpenter, Warwick Timothy J. Pedley, Cambridge May, 2002. VB SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE Co-Chair: P.W. Carpenter, Engineering, Warwiek, UK Co-Chair: TJ. Pedley, DAMTP, Cambridge, UK V.V. Babenko, Hydromechanics, Kiev, Ukraine R. Bannasch, Bionik & Evolutionstechnik, TU Berlin, Germany C.D. Bertram, Biomedical Engineering, New South Wales, Australia M. Gad-el-Hak, Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering, Notre Dame, USA J.B. Grotberg, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan, USA. R.D. Kamm, Mechanical Engineering, MIT, USA Y. Matsuzaki, Aerospace Engineering, N agoya, Japan P.K. Sen, Applied Mechanics, IIT Delhi, India L. van Wijngaarden, Twente, Netherlands K-S. Yeo, Mechanical Engineering, NU Singapore.
Preface. Scientific Committee. Acknowledgement. 1. Introduction; P.W. Carpenter, T.J. Pedley. A: Flow in Collapsible Tubes. 2. Flows in deformable tubes and channels: Theoretical models and biological applications; M. Heil, O.E. Jensen. 3. Experimental studies of collapsible tubes; C.D. Bertram. B: Instability of Flow Past Compliant Walls. 4. Convective and absolute instabilities of flows over compliant walls; C. Davies. 5. Hydrodynamic stability of flow through compliant channels and tubes; V. Kumaran. 6. Wave excitation on flexible wails in the presence of a fluid flow; A.D. Lucey, N. Peake. 7. Propagation of waves across junctions between rigid and compliant walls; P.W. Carpenter, P.K. Sen. 8. Rotating fiows over compliant walls; P.W. Carpenter, P.J. Thomas, M. Nagata. C: Drag Modification and Turbulence Modification. 9. Drag reduction using compliant walls; M. Gad-el-Hak. 10. Theoretical approaches to the effect of wall compliance on turbulent flow; D. Rempfer, L. Parsons, S. Xu, J. Lumley. 11. Flow-induced waves on compliant surfaces subject to a turbulent boundary layer; K.S. Yeo. 12. Experimental research on turbulent flows over compliant walls; K.-S. Choi. 13. Dolphin hydrodynamics; V.V. Babenko, P.W. Carpenter.