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How do dolphins catch fish in murky water? The book is elementary and the needed background is minimal. 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.

Duke University Alumni Magazine. The text deals with the familiar subjects of physiology: Journal of Experimental Biology. Goodreads anjmal the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. The book is aimed at upper level college students and graduate students of comparative physiology.

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It incorporates discussions of recent research including deep sea rift animals, hearing in fish, and gas exchange in eggs. How do animals work? Printed and bound by The Maple Press Co. As a new feature, each chapter now begins with a brief synopsis, outlining its essential features and the fundamental principles to be discussed. Tolerance to cold and freezing.

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In this revised and updated edition of the acclaimed text Animal Physiology, the lhysiology are revealed. Retrieved from ” https: Selected pages Title Page.

Cambridge University Press Amazon. Temperature heat and heat transfer. Cambridge University PressApr 10, – Science – pages. As before, I consider that the understanding of principles is more important than the mere ac- cumulation of facts that can smother in boredom the curiosity of interested young people.

Tolerance to cold and freezing. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Views Read Edit View history. Account Options Sign in. Certainly made my Zoology studies a lot more enjoyable, if only other textbooks were written like this.

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As with previous editions, students, teachers as well as researchers will find this book a valuable and enjoyable companion to course work and research. The book deals with such traditional physiological subjects as respiration, circulation and digestion, arranged according to major environmental features: Archived from the original on January 3, These subjects are treated in thirteen chapters, arranged according to major en- vironmental features: There will be very few experienced physiologists who will not gain a greater understanding of their subject from this account Comparing water and air.


Body temperature in coldblooded animals. The respiration chapters contain new material on fish respiration, on lungless salamanders, and on the oxygen supply to birds’ eggs.

Blood coagulation and hemostasis. References to this book Fish Swimming J. The physics of flow in tubes. NOw in its fifth edition, the textbook has been extensively updated to take He became a student in the laboratory of August Krogh in Copenhagen in The chapters on temperature and heat problems contain new material on thermal tolerance and heat death.

It should con- tinue to appeal to teachers and students as a leading introduction to the field. Animal Physiology is the acclaimed textbook by Knut Schmidt-Nielsen for all undergraduate and graduate courses in physiology.

Size and problems of scaling. Central to this popular textbook is its focus on the fundamental principles of animal physiology. Why schhmidt-nielsen moths drink from puddles? Logarithmic and exponential equations. Knut Schmidt-Nielsen September 24, — January 25, “. My library Help Advanced Book Search. There are nearly two hundred new references, chosen with an emphasis on recent developments.