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Keywords: Coefficient of restitution
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J Exp Biol (2024) 227 (9): jeb247063.
Published: 9 May 2024
...: Freely competing mantis shrimp dissipate 90% of the energy of high-force strikes by raising their impact-resistant tailplates off the substrate; faster strikes led to greater proportional energy dissipation. Biomechanics Animal behavior Coefficient of restitution Animal contests Ecomorphology...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (20): 3496–3504.
Published: 15 October 2010
... measured the coefficient of restitution, an index of elasticity, of the telson and compared it with that of an adjacent abdominal segment that is not impacted. We found that the telson behaves more like an inelastic punching bag than an elastic trampoline, dissipating 69% of the impact energy. Furthermore...