Comparative Biomechanics Life's Physical World
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Edition: 2nd 2013 (Revised)
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Why do you switch from walking to running at a specific speed? Why do tall trees rarely blow over in high winds? And why does a spore ejected into air at seventy miles per hour travel only a fraction of an inch?Comparative Biomechanicsis the first and only textbook that takes a comprehensive look at the mechanical aspects of life--covering animals and plants, structure and movement, and solids and fluids. An ideal entry point into the ways living creatures interact with their immediate physical world, this revised and updated edition examines how the forms and activities of animals and plants reflect the materials available to nature, considers rules for fluid flow and structural design,…
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 6/17/2013
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.75" tall