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Evolutionary biomechanics : selection, phylogeny, and constraint

Author: Graham K Taylor; Adrian L R Thomas
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Series: Oxford series in ecology and evolution.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Recent research in biomechanics is increasingly revealing a set of special cases where universal physical laws constrain the trajectories and, more controversially, even the endpoints of the  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Graham K Taylor; Adrian L R Thomas
ISBN: 9780198566373 0198566379 9780198566380 0198566387
OCLC Number: 876800812
Description: xviii, 152 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Themes ; 2. Selection ; 3. Constraint ; 4. Scaling ; 5. Phylogeny ; 6. Form and function in ight ; 7. Adaptation in avian wing design ; 8. Trade-offs: selection, phylogeny and constraint
Series Title: Oxford series in ecology and evolution.
Responsibility: Graham K. Taylor, University of Oxford, UK, Adrian L.R. Thomas, University of Oxford, UK.

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