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On the mechanical appliances by which flight is attained in the animal kingdom
James Bell Pettigrew
From the Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, vol.26.
|Statement||by James Bell Pettigrew.|
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|Pagination||p.p. 197-277 ;|
|Number of Pages||277|
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The flight ability of animals is restricted by the scaling effects imposed by physical and physiological factors. In comparisons of the power available from muscle and the mechanical power required to fly, it is predicted that the margin between the powers should decrease with body size and that flying animals have a maximum body size. However, predicting the absolute value of this upper limit. ↑ “On the Various Modes of Flight in relation to Aeronautics,” by J. Bell Pettigrew, Proc. Roy. Inst., ; “On the Mechanical Appliances by which Flight is attained in the Animal Kingdom,” by the same author, Trans. Linn. Soc., ↑ Revue des cours scientifiques de la France et de l’Étranger,
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Get this from a library. On the mechanical appliances by which flight is attained in the animal kingdom. [James Bell Pettigrew; Thomas Henry Huxley]. Author of Animal locomotion, On the mechanical appliances by which flight is attained in the animal kingdom, Design in nature, La locomotion chez les animaux; ou Marche, natation et vol, Animal Locomotion: Or Walking, Swimming, and Flying, with a Dissertation on Aëronautics, The physiology of the circulation in plants, List of works published by James Bell Pettigrew., The.
Pettigrew, James Bell, James Bell Pettigrew Pettigrew, J. Bell (James Bell) Pettigrew, J. Bell Pettigrew, J. Bell (James Bell), References 1 On the Various Modes of Flight in Relation to Aeronautics (Proceedings of the Royal Institution of Great Britain, ); on the Mechanical Appliances by which Flight is attained in the Animal Kingdom (Transactions of the Linnæan Society, vol.
xxvi., ); on the Physiology of Wings (Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, vol. xxvi., ); on Animal Locomotion (Anglo Author: Pettigrew. The flight ability of animals is restricted by the scaling effects imposed by physical and physiological factors.
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