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ERIC Number: EJ260300
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Jan
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Fundamentals of Zoological Scaling.
Lin, Herbert
American Journal of Physics, v50 n1 p72-81 Jan 1982
The following animal characteristics are considered to determine how properties and characteristics of various systems change with system size (scaling): skeletal weight, speed of running, height and range of jumping, food consumption, heart rate, lifetime, locomotive efficiency, frequency of wing-flapping, and maximum sizes of flying and hovering mammals. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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