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Dynamics of dinosaurs and other extinct giants

Author: R McNeill Alexander
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How did the larger dinosaurs run? How and why did they fight? The author applies laws of physics, mechanical engineering and aerodynamics to answer these and other questions.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R McNeill Alexander
ISBN: 023106666X 9780231066662 0231066678 9780231066679
OCLC Number: 18191913
Notes: Spine title: Dynamics of dinosaurs & other extinct giants.
Description: 167 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Dynamics of dinosaurs & other extinct giants
Responsibility: R. McNeill Alexander.

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A wonderful little book... irresistible for its simple and compelling demonstration of the unity of the natural sciences. Scientific American

 
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