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Zoological Physics

Quantitative Models of Body Design, Actions, and Physical Limitations of Animals

Authors: Ahlborn, Boye K.

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Zoological Physics presents a physicist's view of life. The primary life functions of animals, such as eating, growing, reproducing and getting around all depend on motion: Motion of food into the organism, motion of materials through the body, motion of limbs and motion of the entire body through water, air, and on land.

These activities are controlled by internal information stored in the genes or generated in the brain and by external information gathered by the senses: predominantly eyes and ears. This book models these life functions with the tools of physics. It is aimed at students of life science, engineering and physics, but will also appeal to other readers with a general interest in animals.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Zoological Physics
Book Subtitle
Quantitative Models of Body Design, Actions, and Physical Limitations of Animals
Authors
Copyright
2004
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-36188-6
DOI
10.1007/3-540-36188-X
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-20846-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-05877-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 432
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