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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, state-of-the-art overview and reference summarizing the present knowing of macroscopic metazoan animal circulate. The comparative biophysics, biomechanics and bioengineering of swimming, flying and terrestrial locomotion are put in modern frameworks of biodiversity, evolutionary method, and sleek examine equipment, together with mathematical research. The meant fundamental viewers is advanced-level scholars and researchers essentially drawn to and proficient in arithmetic, actual sciences and engineering. even though now not encyclopedic in its assurance, someone drawn to organismal biology, sensible morphology, organ platforms and ecological body structure, physiological ecology, molecular biology, molecular genetics and structures biology should still locate this e-book useful.

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