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Trees optimize their mechanical design by adaptive growth, and react by self-repair to loads disturbing their optimum mechanical state. Both, the rule of constant stresses and the rule of external load minimization essentially form the tree. Knowing these growth reactions, the fate of a tree can be concluded from its outer shape and from its tree rings (saw cuts) which reveal the loads the tree adapted to. The book teaches us to understand the body language of trees.
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Book Description Paperback. Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Seller Inventory # GOR009367970
Book Description Springer Verlag - Berlin,, 1991 ,., 1991. Softcover/Paperback, Condition: Akzeptabel. 121 Seiten / Pages , with 107 Figures , als Mängelex. gekennz., berieben , bestossen , angeschmutzt, 20-3 ISBN 0387542760 Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 502. Seller Inventory # 140566