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Dourn Cambridge University Press Amazon. Selected pages Page 3. Metabolic rate and body size. Brilliant book, easy to understand and a pleasure to read. Videler Limited preview — The book is phydiology all over the world, and its comprehensive coverage and clear style are unparalleled. It incorporates discussions of recent research including deep sea rift animals, hearing in fish, and gas exchange in eggs. The book is elementary and the needed background is minimal. Animal Physiology : Adaptation and Environment It is also about aspects of physiol- ogy that I find particularly fascinating or in- teresting.

Size and problems of scaling. Transmission and sorting of sensory information. Tolerance to cold and freezing. Selected pages Title Page. The structure of the book is unchanged from the previous edition, but every chapter has been updated to take into account recent developments, with numerous new references and figures.

Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. Logarithmic and exponential equations. Animal Physiology is suitable as a text for undergraduate and beginning graduate courses in physiology.

The phyiology environment In clear and stimulating style, Knut Schmidt-Nielsen introduces and develops the fundamental principles of animal physiology according to major environmental features — oxygen, food and energy, temperature, and water. This may be done by improv- ing existing material and by updating the informa- tion it contains, and I physiolofy tried to do both.

Cambridge University Press Amazon. The book is aimed at upper level college students and graduate students of comparative physiology. Anijal this revised and updated edition of the acclaimed text Animal Physiology, the answers are revealed. The physics of flow in tubes. The text is written for those who want to know how things work, what animals do, and how they do it. How do animals work? Retrieved 23 September There will be very few experienced physiologists who will not gain a greater understanding of their subject from this account I have selected new material with this in mind.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Here are some of the significant changes in this second edition: Other editions — View all Animal Physiology: Animal Physiology is the acclaimed textbook by Knut Schmidt-Nielsen for all undergraduate and graduate courses in physiology.

The aquatic environment Table of contents Respiration; blood; circulation; food and fuel; energy metabolism; temperature effects; temperature regulation; water and osmotic regulation; excretion; muscle, movement locomation; control and integration; hormonal control; information and series.

Archived from the original on January 3, Those readers who teach physiology may wish to see a listing of changes and improvements. Body temperature in coldblooded animals. References and Additional reading. Most Related.

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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Account Options Sign in. The book is elementary and the needed background is minimal. The text is written for those who want to know how things work, what animals do, and how they do it.

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The text is written for those who want to know how things work, what animals do, and how they do it. The book deals with such traditional physiological subjects as respiration, circulation and digestion, arranged according to major This is the fully revised and updated fourth edition of the acclaimed Animal Physiology, a survey emphasizing fundamental principles. The book deals with such traditional physiological subjects as respiration, circulation and digestion, arranged according to major environmental features: oxygen, food and energy, temperature, and water. This fourth edition has been updated in all chapters where there is essential new information, yet the general outline of the book remains the same. As a new feature, each chapter now begins with a brief synopsis, outlining its essential features and the fundamental principles to be discussed. There are nearly two hundred new references, chosen with an emphasis on recent developments. It incorporates discussions of recent research including deep sea rift animals, hearing in fish, and gas exchange in eggs.

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