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Vertebrate Flight

Mechanics, Physiology, Morphology, Ecology and Evolution





Vertebrate Flight

Mechanics, Physiology, Morphology, Ecology and Evolution


Author: Norberg, Ulla M.

Published: 1990-01-01


Publisher's Description:

Vertebrate Flight presents the basic principles of animal flight including the main requirements for body functions and morphology and the main correlations between structure, form and function in ecological and evolutionary perspectives. The main topics cover such aspects as flight mechanics and aerodynamics, power requirements for gliding and flapping flights, energy-saving flight modes and calculation of optimal flight speeds and power.

Notes:

Reprint of the original 1st ed. 1990 edition

XIV, 291 pp. 103 figs.

Content

  • Language: English
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Series

  • Series Title: Zoophysiology
  • Number in Series: 27
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  • Date Published: 31 Dec 1989
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  • ISBN-13: 9783540513704

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  • Date Published: --
  • ISBN-10: 3642838502
  • ISBN-13: 9783642838507

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  • ISBN-13: 9783642838484






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