Avian Flight (Oxford Ornithology Series)

Avian Flight (Oxford Ornithology Series)

by JohnJ.Videler (Author)


Covering the aspects of aerial locomotion by birds, this book includes sections on the history of thinking about bird flight, aerodynamics, functional morphology, evolution, kinematics, physiology, energetics and the cost of flight. It also provides insights into the trend in metabolic costs of flight of birds varying in shape and mass.



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Format: Paperback
Pages: 288
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Published: 10 Aug 2006

ISBN 10: 0199299927
ISBN 13: 9780199299928