Animal Locomotion: Physical Principles and Adaptations by Malcolm S. Gordon,Reinhard Blickhan,John O. Dabiri,John J. PDF

By Malcolm S. Gordon,Reinhard Blickhan,John O. Dabiri,John J. Videler

ISBN-10: 1138035769

ISBN-13: 9781138035768

Animal Locomotion: actual rules and diversifications is a professional-level, state-of-the-art evaluation and reference summarizing the present realizing of macroscopic metazoan animal flow. The comparative biophysics, biomechanics and bioengineering of swimming, flying and terrestrial locomotion are positioned in modern frameworks of biodiversity, evolutionary strategy, and glossy study tools, together with mathematical research. The meant basic viewers is advanced-level scholars and researchers basically drawn to and proficient in arithmetic, actual sciences and engineering. even though now not encyclopedic in its insurance, a person attracted to organismal biology, sensible morphology, organ structures and ecological body structure, physiological ecology, molecular biology, molecular genetics and structures biology may still locate this publication useful.

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