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Exploring Biomechanics: Animals in Motion

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By: R McNeill Alexander

247 pages, Photos, illus

Scientific American Library

Hardback | Dec 1992 | #25975 | ISBN: 071675035X
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About this book

Explains the underlying physics of a wide range of modes of animal locomotion.


Contents

Muscle: the motor for animal movement; walking and running; jumping, climbing and crawling; gliding and soaring; flapping light; floating; swimming; small-scale locomation; epilogue: what we want to know next.

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