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

Animal Locomotion: actual rules and diversifications is a professional-level, state-of-the-art assessment and reference summarizing the present realizing of macroscopic metazoan animal stream. The comparative biophysics, biomechanics and bioengineering of swimming, flying and terrestrial locomotion are positioned in modern frameworks of biodiversity, evolutionary approach, and glossy study tools, together with mathematical research. The meant basic viewers is advanced-level scholars and researchers basically drawn to and informed in arithmetic, actual sciences and engineering. even if no longer encyclopedic in its assurance, somebody attracted to organismal biology, sensible morphology, organ platforms and ecological body structure, physiological ecology, molecular biology, molecular genetics and platforms biology may still locate this ebook useful.

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