Biomechanics

Cavitation and impact forces by the Peacock mantis shrimp

By Sheila Patek , University of California Berkeley


Type of Resource Powerpoint presentations 
Topic Locomotion/motility 
Taxa Invertebrate 
Organizational Level Organismal 
Role of activity in your course This material would enhance a lecture or lab section about animal movements, power amplification, movement in water (especially cavitation) and impact forces. 
Description A powerpoint presentation with linked videos showing high speed raptorial appendage movement, morphology and force generation by mantis shrimp.  
Associated Files File 1: 86.3.100kstrikeincolor.avi

File 2: 86.1.pdf

File 3: 86.2.20Kstrike.avi