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

ISBN-10: 1138035769

ISBN-13: 9781138035768

Animal Locomotion: actual ideas and diversifications is a professional-level, state-of-the-art evaluate and reference summarizing the present figuring out of macroscopic metazoan animal stream. The comparative biophysics, biomechanics and bioengineering of swimming, flying and terrestrial locomotion are put in modern frameworks of biodiversity, evolutionary method, and glossy examine equipment, together with mathematical research. The meant basic viewers is advanced-level scholars and researchers basically drawn to and expert in arithmetic, actual sciences and engineering. even supposing now not encyclopedic in its insurance, an individual drawn to organismal biology, sensible morphology, organ platforms and ecological body structure, physiological ecology, molecular biology, molecular genetics and platforms biology may still locate this booklet useful.

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