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The Resource Engineering animals : how life works, Mark Denny, Alan McFadzean

Engineering animals : how life works, Mark Denny, Alan McFadzean

Label
Engineering animals : how life works
Title
Engineering animals
Title remainder
how life works
Statement of responsibility
Mark Denny, Alan McFadzean
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
From an engineer's perspective, how do specialized adaptations among living things really work? Writing with wit and a richly informed sense of wonder, Denny and Alan offer an expert look at animals--including humans--as works of evolutionary engineering, each exquisitely adapted to a specific manner of survival
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Denny, Mark
Dewey number
591.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QP31.2
LC item number
.D46 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McFadzean, Alan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Physiology
  • Animals
  • Animal ecophysiology
Label
Engineering animals : how life works, Mark Denny, Alan McFadzean
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [351]-369) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Structure and movement. Go with the flow ; Structural engineering : the bare bones ; A moving experience ; A mind of its own ; Built for life ; Simple complexity : emergent behavior -- pt. 2. Remote sensing. A chemical universe ; Sound ideas ; Animal sonar ; Seeing the light ; There and back again : animal navigation ; Talk to the animals
Control code
ocm676725394
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 385 pages
Isbn
9780674048546
Lccn
2010051355
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)676725394
  • (Sirsi) a1084593
Label
Engineering animals : how life works, Mark Denny, Alan McFadzean
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [351]-369) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Structure and movement. Go with the flow ; Structural engineering : the bare bones ; A moving experience ; A mind of its own ; Built for life ; Simple complexity : emergent behavior -- pt. 2. Remote sensing. A chemical universe ; Sound ideas ; Animal sonar ; Seeing the light ; There and back again : animal navigation ; Talk to the animals
Control code
ocm676725394
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 385 pages
Isbn
9780674048546
Lccn
2010051355
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)676725394
  • (Sirsi) a1084593

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