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Animal Physiology : Adaptation and Environment

My library Help Advanced Book Search. How nerve cells function. As with previous editions, students, teachers as well as researchers will find this book a valuable and enjoyable companion to course work and research. Retrieved 23 September How do animals work? Why do moths drink from puddles?

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Blood coagulation and hemostasis. I have selected new material with this in mind.

Logarithmic and exponential equations. There are nearly two hundred new references, chosen with an emphasis on recent developments. Animal Physiology is suitable as a text for undergraduate and beginning graduate courses in physiology. The text is aniaml for those who want to know how things work, what animals do, and how they do it.

He was educated in Oslo and Copenhagen. Duke Professor in the Department of Biology. Archived from the original on Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of This page was last edited on 20 Septemberat The respiration chapters contain new material on fish respiration, on lungless salamanders, and on the oxygen supply to birds’ eggs.


Every chapter is revised, important new information is added, and some chapters cover their subjects in greater depth than in the first edition. Transmission and sorting of sensory information. Size and problems of scaling. The chapters on temperature and heat problems contain new material on thermal tolerance and heat death. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

Book ratings by Goodreads. I consider this ar- rangement important, for there is no way to be a good physiologist, or a good biologist for that matter, without understanding how living or- ganisms function in their environment. Transmission and sorting of sensory information. He became a student in the laboratory of August Krogh in Copenhagen in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. International Prize for Biology He has been referred to as “the father of comparative physiology and integrative biology” [3] and “one of the all-time greats of animal physiology”.

NOw in its fifth edition, the textbook has been extensively updated to take into account recent developments in the field. Selected pages Title Page. Includes bibliographies and index. Logarithmic and exponential equations. Cambridge University PressJun 9, – Science. These subjects are treated in thirteen chapters, arranged according to major en- vironmental features: 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.


Blood coagulation and hemostasis. The book is used all over the world, and its comprehensive coverage and clear style are unparalleled. There’s Honor Outside Stockholm”.

Tolerance to cold and freezing. Knut Schmidt-Nielsen September 24, — January 25, [1] was a prominent figure in the field of comparative physiology and Professor of Physiology Emeritus at Duke University.

The result is an enlightening, cohesive, read- able, and enjoyable text by one of the world’s foremost animal physiologists. How nerve cells function. References and Additional reading.

Temperature heat and heat transfer. Animal physiology Knut Schmidt-Nielsen Snippet view – The book is elementary and the needed background is minimal. As before, I consider that the understanding of principles is more important than the mere ac- cumulation of facts that can smother physioogy boredom the curiosity of interested young people.

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