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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, cutting-edge assessment and reference summarizing the present knowing of macroscopic metazoan animal flow. The comparative biophysics, biomechanics and bioengineering of swimming, flying and terrestrial locomotion are put in modern frameworks of biodiversity, evolutionary strategy, and sleek examine tools, together with mathematical research. The meant basic viewers is advanced-level scholars and researchers essentially drawn to and informed in arithmetic, actual sciences and engineering. even supposing no longer encyclopedic in its assurance, someone drawn to organismal biology, useful morphology, organ structures and ecological body structure, physiological ecology, molecular biology, molecular genetics and structures biology may still locate this e-book useful.

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

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