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By J. A. McLean,G. Tobin

ISBN-10: 0521048850

ISBN-13: 9780521048859

ISBN-10: 0521309050

ISBN-13: 9780521309059

This quantity presents an invaluable survey of the speculation, perform and strategies of calorimetry as utilized to the research of strength metabolism in people and animals. Calorimetry is used to estimate dietary specifications of guy and farm cattle and to judge varied meals. it's also a robust instrument utilized in learn into basic dietary and physiological life-processes and to guage stresses imposed by means of irregular or serious environments. it's at present being utilized in quite a few branches of clinical study and will be used as a diagnostic instrument in hospitals for research of metabolic issues. the amount encompasses either direct calorimetry, which measures warmth loss without delay, and oblique calorimetry, the place warmth loss is inferred by way of dimension of a few of the chemical by-products of metabolism. moreover, information is equipped to the instrumentation, technical difficulties and precautions essential to receive exact calorimetric measurements. the quantity might be crucial for these scientists who training or examine calorimetry as a part of their learn: nutrition scientists, medical and non-clinical nutririonists, physiologists, veterinarians and agriculturalists.

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