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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (9): 1405–1416.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Brandon M. Kilbourne; Emanuel Andrada; Martin S. Fischer; John A. Nyakatura ABSTRACT Differing limb proportions in terms of length and mass, as well as differences in mass being concentrated proximally or distally, influence the limb's moment of inertia (MOI), which represents its resistance to...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (13): 2226–2236.
Published: 01 July 2011
... substrates. We quantified morphology using the polar moment of inertia, a parameter used in calculating kinetic energy that describes shell area distribution and resistance to rotation. We quantified mussel locomotion by determining the ratio of rotational ( K rot ) to translational kinetic energy ( K trans...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (15): 2602–2609.
Published: 01 August 2010
... prediction by examining shell morphology and growth rate of quagga mussels collected from shallow and deep habitats and reared under common-garden treatments that manipulated the three variables. Shell morphology was quantified using the polar moment of inertia. Of the variables tested, temperature had the...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (10): 1739–1749.
Published: 15 May 2003
... their performance with Greene's prediction at smaller radii. e-mail: walter@biology.utah.edu 27 2 2003 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2003 2003 agility maneuverability moment of inertia locomotion running mouse Mus musculus Turning is an important...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (14): 2135–2141.
Published: 15 July 2002
... moment of inertia locomotion lizard rat mouse Mus domesticus Rattus norvegicus Iguana iguana Varanus exanthematicus Terrestrial animals that are thought to be specialized for running possess a wide variety of body shapes and limb configurations. Consider the differences in body...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (22): 3917–3926.
Published: 15 November 2001
... –53. Sereno, P. C. ( 1999 ). The evolution of dinosaurs. Science 284 , 2137 –2147. Taylor, C. R. ( 1994 ). Relating mechanics and energetics during exercise. Adv. Vet. Sci. Comp. Med . 38A , 181 –215. Thollesson, M. and Norberg, U. M. ( 1991 ). Moments of inertia of bat wings and...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (22): 3927–3934.
Published: 15 November 2001
.... ( 1984 ). Muscles, Reflexes and Locomotion. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Taylor, C. R. ( 1994 ). Relating mechanics and energetics during exercise. Adv. Vet. Sci. Comp. Med . 38A , 181 –215. Thollesson, M. and Norberg, U. M. ( 1991 ). Moments of inertia of bat wings and body...
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J Exp Biol (1991) 158 (1): 19–35.
Published: 01 July 1991
...MIKAEL THOLLESSON; ULLA M. NORBERG The moments of inertia of the wings about the shoulder joint and about the roll axis were estimated in eight species of bats, using strip analysis. The moment of inertia of the bat's trunk about the roll axis was estimated by assuming the body and head to be...