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27.OrgDiscussionGAESpr11red - F. 41.9a Length, area, and...

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Scaling of Support hypothetical femur of larger animal expanded dog femur Schmidt-Nielsen (1984) Scaling: Why is Animal Size So Important? p. 43 Galileo’s drawings dog femur Disproportional increase in the diameter relative to the increase in length Why could insects this large never exist? Same bone …which came from the largest animal? Same bone …which came from the largest animal? B A C
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Unformatted text preview: F. 41.9a Length, area, and volume F. 41.9b Length, area, and volume Relationship of Surface Area to Volume as a Function of Cell Radius 0.5 1 1.5 2 2.5 3 3.5 1 2 3 4 5 Cell Radius Surface Area / Volume Volume of a sphere = 4/3 r 3 Surface area of a sphere = 4 r 2 What properties scale According to length? According to area? According to volume?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2012 for the course BSCI 207 taught by Professor Higgins during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.

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27.OrgDiscussionGAESpr11red - F. 41.9a Length, area, and...

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