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Keywords: spring-dashpot modelClose
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (1): 66–77.
Published: 1 January 2006
... in the ability of the forelimbs to work as dampers. A spring-dashpot model is used to model the effect of arm angle at touch down. Damping during landing is performed by placing the forelimbs at an optimal angle to cancel frictional forces effectively. * Author for correspondence (e-mail: sandran...