The Resource Plant physics, Karl J. Niklas and HannsChristof Spatz
Plant physics, Karl J. Niklas and HannsChristof Spatz
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 1 online resource (xx, 426 pages)
 Contents

 An Introduction to Some Basic Concepts. What is plant physics?
 The importance of plants
 The amount of organic carbon produced annually
 A brief history of plant life
 A brief review of vascular plant ontogeny
 Plant reproduction
 Compromise and adaptive evolution
 Photosynthetic efficiency versus mechanical stability
 Elucidating function from form
 The basic plant body plans
 The importance of multicellularity. Environmental Biophysics. Three transport laws
 Boundary layers
 . Living in water versus air
 Passive diffusion of carbon dioxide in the boundary layer in air and in water
 Light interception and photosynthesis
 Absorption of light by chloroplasts
 Formulas for the effective light absorption cross section of some geometric objects
 Modeling light interception in canopies
 Phototropism
 Mechanoperception
 Thigmomorphogenesis
 Gravitropism
 Root growth, root anchorage, and soil properties.
 Plant Water Relations. The roles of water acquisition and conservation
 Some physical properties of water
 Vapor pressure and Raoult's law
 Chemical potential and osmotic pressure
 Water potential
 Turgor pressure and the volumetric elastic modulus
 Flow through tubes and the HagenPoiseuille equation
 The cohesiontension theory and the ascent of water
 Phloem and phloem loading.
 The Mechanical Behavior of Materials. Types of forces and their components
 Strains
 Different responses to applied forces
 A note of caution about normal stresses and strains
 Extension to three dimensions
 Poisson's ratios
 Poisson's ratio for an incompressible fluid
 Poisson's ratio for a cell
 Isotropic and anisotropic materials
 Gordon mechanism.
 The Effects of Geometry, Shape, and Size. Geometry and shape are not the same things
 Pure bending
 The second moment of area
 Simple bending
 Bending of slender cantilevers
 Threepoint bending of slender beams
 Bending and shearing
 Bending and shearing of a cantilever
 Bending and shearing of a simply supported beam
 The influence of the microfibrillar angle on the stiffness of a cell
 Fracture in bending
 Torsion
 Static loads
 Comparison of forces on a tree trunk resulting from selfloading with those experienced in bending
 The constant stress hypothesis
 Predictions for the geometry of a tree trunk obeying the constant stress hypothesis
 Euler buckling
 Hollow stems and Brazier buckling
 Dynamics, oscillation, and oscillation bending
 Derivation of eigenfrequencies.
 Fluid Mechanics. What are fluids?
 The NavierStokes equations
 The Reynolds number
 Flow and drag at small Reynolds numbers
 Derivation of the HagenPoiseuille equation
 Flow of ideal fluids
 Boundary layers and flow of real fluids
 Vorticity
 Turbulent flow
 Turbulent stresses and friction velocities
 Drag in real fluids
 Drag and flexibility
 Vertical velocity profiles
 Terminal settling velocity
 Fluid dispersal of reproductive structures.
 Plant Electrophysiology. The principle of electroneutrality
 The NernstPlanck equation
 Membrane potentials
 The Goldman equation
 Ion channels and ion pumps
 The UssingTeorell equation
 Electrical currents and gravisensitivity
 Action potentials
 Electrical signaling in plants.
 A Synthesis: the Properties of Selected Plant Materials, Cells, and Tissues. The plant cuticle
 A brief introduction to the primary cell wall
 Cell wall stress and expansion resulting from turgor
 The plasmalemma and cell wall deposition
 The epidermis and the tissue tension hypothesis
 Hydrostatic tissues
 Stresses in thickwalled cylinders
 Compression of spherical turgid cells
 Nonhydrostatic cells and tissues
 Cellular solids
 Tissue stresses and growth stresses
 Secondary growth and reaction wood
 Wood as an engineering material.
 Experimental Tools. Anatomical methods on a microscale
 Mechanical measuring techniques on a macroscale
 An example of applied biomechanics: Tree risk assessment
 Mechanical measuring techniques on a microscale
 Scholander pressure chamber
 Pressure probe
 Recording of electric potentials and electrical currents
 Patch clamp techniques
 Biomimetics.
 Theoretical Tools. Modeling
 Morphology: The problematic nature of structurefunction relationships
 Theoretical morphology, optimization, and adaptation
 Size, proportion, and allometry
 Comparison of regression parameters
 Finite element methods (FEM)
 Optimization techniques
 Optimal allocation of biological resources
 Lagrange multipliers and Murray's law
 Isbn
 9780226586342
 Label
 Plant physics
 Title
 Plant physics
 Statement of responsibility
 Karl J. Niklas and HannsChristof Spatz
 Language
 eng
 Cataloging source
 ICU/DLC
 http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
 Niklas, Karl J
 Illustrations
 illustrations
 Index
 index present
 Literary form
 non fiction
 Nature of contents
 bibliography
 http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
 Spatz, HannsChristof
 http://library.link/vocab/subjectName

 Plant physiology
 Botanical chemistry
 Label
 Plant physics, Karl J. Niklas and HannsChristof Spatz
 Antecedent source
 unknown
 Bibliography note
 Includes bibliographical references and index
 Color
 multicolored
 Contents
 An Introduction to Some Basic Concepts. What is plant physics?  The importance of plants  The amount of organic carbon produced annually  A brief history of plant life  A brief review of vascular plant ontogeny  Plant reproduction  Compromise and adaptive evolution  Photosynthetic efficiency versus mechanical stability  Elucidating function from form  The basic plant body plans  The importance of multicellularity. Environmental Biophysics. Three transport laws  Boundary layers  . Living in water versus air  Passive diffusion of carbon dioxide in the boundary layer in air and in water  Light interception and photosynthesis  Absorption of light by chloroplasts  Formulas for the effective light absorption cross section of some geometric objects  Modeling light interception in canopies  Phototropism  Mechanoperception  Thigmomorphogenesis  Gravitropism  Root growth, root anchorage, and soil properties.  Plant Water Relations. The roles of water acquisition and conservation  Some physical properties of water  Vapor pressure and Raoult's law  Chemical potential and osmotic pressure  Water potential  Turgor pressure and the volumetric elastic modulus  Flow through tubes and the HagenPoiseuille equation  The cohesiontension theory and the ascent of water  Phloem and phloem loading.  The Mechanical Behavior of Materials. Types of forces and their components  Strains  Different responses to applied forces  A note of caution about normal stresses and strains  Extension to three dimensions  Poisson's ratios  Poisson's ratio for an incompressible fluid  Poisson's ratio for a cell  Isotropic and anisotropic materials  Gordon mechanism.  The Effects of Geometry, Shape, and Size. Geometry and shape are not the same things  Pure bending  The second moment of area  Simple bending  Bending of slender cantilevers  Threepoint bending of slender beams  Bending and shearing  Bending and shearing of a cantilever  Bending and shearing of a simply supported beam  The influence of the microfibrillar angle on the stiffness of a cell  Fracture in bending  Torsion  Static loads  Comparison of forces on a tree trunk resulting from selfloading with those experienced in bending  The constant stress hypothesis  Predictions for the geometry of a tree trunk obeying the constant stress hypothesis  Euler buckling  Hollow stems and Brazier buckling  Dynamics, oscillation, and oscillation bending  Derivation of eigenfrequencies.  Fluid Mechanics. What are fluids?  The NavierStokes equations  The Reynolds number  Flow and drag at small Reynolds numbers  Derivation of the HagenPoiseuille equation  Flow of ideal fluids  Boundary layers and flow of real fluids  Vorticity  Turbulent flow  Turbulent stresses and friction velocities  Drag in real fluids  Drag and flexibility  Vertical velocity profiles  Terminal settling velocity  Fluid dispersal of reproductive structures.  Plant Electrophysiology. The principle of electroneutrality  The NernstPlanck equation  Membrane potentials  The Goldman equation  Ion channels and ion pumps  The UssingTeorell equation  Electrical currents and gravisensitivity  Action potentials  Electrical signaling in plants.  A Synthesis: the Properties of Selected Plant Materials, Cells, and Tissues. The plant cuticle  A brief introduction to the primary cell wall  Cell wall stress and expansion resulting from turgor  The plasmalemma and cell wall deposition  The epidermis and the tissue tension hypothesis  Hydrostatic tissues  Stresses in thickwalled cylinders  Compression of spherical turgid cells  Nonhydrostatic cells and tissues  Cellular solids  Tissue stresses and growth stresses  Secondary growth and reaction wood  Wood as an engineering material.  Experimental Tools. Anatomical methods on a microscale  Mechanical measuring techniques on a macroscale  An example of applied biomechanics: Tree risk assessment  Mechanical measuring techniques on a microscale  Scholander pressure chamber  Pressure probe  Recording of electric potentials and electrical currents  Patch clamp techniques  Biomimetics.  Theoretical Tools. Modeling  Morphology: The problematic nature of structurefunction relationships  Theoretical morphology, optimization, and adaptation  Size, proportion, and allometry  Comparison of regression parameters  Finite element methods (FEM)  Optimization techniques  Optimal allocation of biological resources  Lagrange multipliers and Murray's law
 Control code
 ocn779173734
 Dimensions
 unknown
 Extent
 1 online resource (xx, 426 pages)
 File format
 unknown
 Form of item
 online
 Isbn
 9780226586342
 Level of compression
 unknown
 Other physical details
 illustrations, digital
 Quality assurance targets
 not applicable
 Reformatting quality
 unknown
 Sound
 unknown sound
 Specific material designation
 remote
 System control number
 (OCoLC)779173734
 Label
 Plant physics, Karl J. Niklas and HannsChristof Spatz
 Antecedent source
 unknown
 Bibliography note
 Includes bibliographical references and index
 Color
 multicolored
 Contents
 An Introduction to Some Basic Concepts. What is plant physics?  The importance of plants  The amount of organic carbon produced annually  A brief history of plant life  A brief review of vascular plant ontogeny  Plant reproduction  Compromise and adaptive evolution  Photosynthetic efficiency versus mechanical stability  Elucidating function from form  The basic plant body plans  The importance of multicellularity. Environmental Biophysics. Three transport laws  Boundary layers  . Living in water versus air  Passive diffusion of carbon dioxide in the boundary layer in air and in water  Light interception and photosynthesis  Absorption of light by chloroplasts  Formulas for the effective light absorption cross section of some geometric objects  Modeling light interception in canopies  Phototropism  Mechanoperception  Thigmomorphogenesis  Gravitropism  Root growth, root anchorage, and soil properties.  Plant Water Relations. The roles of water acquisition and conservation  Some physical properties of water  Vapor pressure and Raoult's law  Chemical potential and osmotic pressure  Water potential  Turgor pressure and the volumetric elastic modulus  Flow through tubes and the HagenPoiseuille equation  The cohesiontension theory and the ascent of water  Phloem and phloem loading.  The Mechanical Behavior of Materials. Types of forces and their components  Strains  Different responses to applied forces  A note of caution about normal stresses and strains  Extension to three dimensions  Poisson's ratios  Poisson's ratio for an incompressible fluid  Poisson's ratio for a cell  Isotropic and anisotropic materials  Gordon mechanism.  The Effects of Geometry, Shape, and Size. Geometry and shape are not the same things  Pure bending  The second moment of area  Simple bending  Bending of slender cantilevers  Threepoint bending of slender beams  Bending and shearing  Bending and shearing of a cantilever  Bending and shearing of a simply supported beam  The influence of the microfibrillar angle on the stiffness of a cell  Fracture in bending  Torsion  Static loads  Comparison of forces on a tree trunk resulting from selfloading with those experienced in bending  The constant stress hypothesis  Predictions for the geometry of a tree trunk obeying the constant stress hypothesis  Euler buckling  Hollow stems and Brazier buckling  Dynamics, oscillation, and oscillation bending  Derivation of eigenfrequencies.  Fluid Mechanics. What are fluids?  The NavierStokes equations  The Reynolds number  Flow and drag at small Reynolds numbers  Derivation of the HagenPoiseuille equation  Flow of ideal fluids  Boundary layers and flow of real fluids  Vorticity  Turbulent flow  Turbulent stresses and friction velocities  Drag in real fluids  Drag and flexibility  Vertical velocity profiles  Terminal settling velocity  Fluid dispersal of reproductive structures.  Plant Electrophysiology. The principle of electroneutrality  The NernstPlanck equation  Membrane potentials  The Goldman equation  Ion channels and ion pumps  The UssingTeorell equation  Electrical currents and gravisensitivity  Action potentials  Electrical signaling in plants.  A Synthesis: the Properties of Selected Plant Materials, Cells, and Tissues. The plant cuticle  A brief introduction to the primary cell wall  Cell wall stress and expansion resulting from turgor  The plasmalemma and cell wall deposition  The epidermis and the tissue tension hypothesis  Hydrostatic tissues  Stresses in thickwalled cylinders  Compression of spherical turgid cells  Nonhydrostatic cells and tissues  Cellular solids  Tissue stresses and growth stresses  Secondary growth and reaction wood  Wood as an engineering material.  Experimental Tools. Anatomical methods on a microscale  Mechanical measuring techniques on a macroscale  An example of applied biomechanics: Tree risk assessment  Mechanical measuring techniques on a microscale  Scholander pressure chamber  Pressure probe  Recording of electric potentials and electrical currents  Patch clamp techniques  Biomimetics.  Theoretical Tools. Modeling  Morphology: The problematic nature of structurefunction relationships  Theoretical morphology, optimization, and adaptation  Size, proportion, and allometry  Comparison of regression parameters  Finite element methods (FEM)  Optimization techniques  Optimal allocation of biological resources  Lagrange multipliers and Murray's law
 Control code
 ocn779173734
 Dimensions
 unknown
 Extent
 1 online resource (xx, 426 pages)
 File format
 unknown
 Form of item
 online
 Isbn
 9780226586342
 Level of compression
 unknown
 Other physical details
 illustrations, digital
 Quality assurance targets
 not applicable
 Reformatting quality
 unknown
 Sound
 unknown sound
 Specific material designation
 remote
 System control number
 (OCoLC)779173734
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