By: UM Norberg
305 pages, 103 figs
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.
Topics covered include flight dynamics and aerodynamics, power requirements for gliding and flapping, energy-saving flight modes, and calculation of optimal flight speeds and power. Also covers the evolutionary origin of flight.
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