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Nature's Flyers

Birds, Insects, and the Biomechanics of Flight

Nature's Flyers( )
Author: Alexander, David E.
Foreword by: Vogel, Steven
ISBN:978-0-8018-6756-9
Publication Date:Mar 2002
Publisher:Johns Hopkins University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $72.00
Book Description:

David E. Alexander's fascination with the many animals and plants that have harnessed the air is evident in Nature's Flyers: Birds, Insects, and the Biomechanics of Flight, a detailed account of our current scientific understanding of the primary aspects of flight in nature.

Instead of relying on elaborate mathematical equations, Alexander explains the physical basis of flight with sharp prose and clear diagrams. Drawing upon bats, birds, insects, pterosaurs, and even...
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Book Details
Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / Aeronautics & Astronautics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.15 Inches
Book Weight:1.55 Pounds



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