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1. Hoover, Alexander. From Pacemaker to Vortex Ring: Modeling Jellyfish Propulsion and Turning.

Degree: Mathematics, 2015, University of North Carolina

Jellyfish represent one of the earliest and simplest examples of swimming by a macroscopic organism. Through a process of elastic deformation and recoil, jellyfish propulsion is generated via the coordinated contraction of its elastic bell by its coronal swimming muscles and a complementary re-expansion that is passively driven by stored elastic energy. In this thesis, I begin by first examining the role of mechanical resonance in producing faster or more efficient locomotion. I then examine the mechanics of oblate jellyfish swimming by incorporating material models that are informed by the musculature present in jellyfish into a model of an elastic bell in three dimensions. I then examine the effects of scaling on oblate bell forward swimming by examining the work of the musculature and the cost of transport involved. Lastly, I then shift my focus onto how the underlying acephalic neuromuscular organization of their bell allows for complicated swimming behaviors, such as steering and maneuvering. Advisors/Committee Members: Hoover, Alexander, Miller, Laura, Griffith, Boyce, Adalsteinsson, David, Kier, William, Hedrick, Tyson.

Subjects/Keywords: Mathematics; Biomechanics; Biology; College of Arts and Sciences; Department of Mathematics

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APA (6th Edition):

Hoover, A. (2015). From Pacemaker to Vortex Ring: Modeling Jellyfish Propulsion and Turning. (Thesis). University of North Carolina. Retrieved from https://cdr.lib.unc.edu/record/uuid:0f2f2372-b297-46cf-8056-f888be574715

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Hoover, Alexander. “From Pacemaker to Vortex Ring: Modeling Jellyfish Propulsion and Turning.” 2015. Thesis, University of North Carolina. Accessed December 05, 2020. https://cdr.lib.unc.edu/record/uuid:0f2f2372-b297-46cf-8056-f888be574715.

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Hoover, Alexander. “From Pacemaker to Vortex Ring: Modeling Jellyfish Propulsion and Turning.” 2015. Web. 05 Dec 2020.

Vancouver:

Hoover A. From Pacemaker to Vortex Ring: Modeling Jellyfish Propulsion and Turning. [Internet] [Thesis]. University of North Carolina; 2015. [cited 2020 Dec 05]. Available from: https://cdr.lib.unc.edu/record/uuid:0f2f2372-b297-46cf-8056-f888be574715.

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

Council of Science Editors:

Hoover A. From Pacemaker to Vortex Ring: Modeling Jellyfish Propulsion and Turning. [Thesis]. University of North Carolina; 2015. Available from: https://cdr.lib.unc.edu/record/uuid:0f2f2372-b297-46cf-8056-f888be574715

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

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