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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (24): jeb225599.
Published: 22 December 2020
... flexibility of rose chafer wings increases the torque of each wing while improving maneouvring stability by mitigating the asymmetry in wing pitch between contralateral wings. Flexible wings Flapping flight Free flight Insect Manoeuvring flight Locomotion has direct consequences...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (4): jeb187211.
Published: 19 February 2019
.... they change direction mainly by vectoring their body and the averaged aerodynamic force vector together towards the intended flight direction, while maintaining their relative angle (i.e. the angle between the body and the aerodynamic force vector) approximately constant. Insect flight Flapping...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (19): jeb171199.
Published: 4 October 2018
...: Interwing aerodynamic interactions vary across the span of the high aspect ratio wings of dragonflies. This spanwise variation in aerodynamics could be exploited in the design of micro-air vehicles. Flapping flight Dragonfly Interaction Leading edge vortex Aerodynamics Dragonflies...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (21): 3384–3390.
Published: 1 November 2016
..., adding to the growing appreciation that wing flexibility is not merely an inevitable liability in flapping flight, but can enhance flight performance. References Combes , S. A. , Rundle , D. E. , Iwasaki , J. M. and Crall , J. D. ( 2012 ). Linking biomechanics and ecology...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (7): 920–932.
Published: 1 April 2016
...Diana D. Chin; David Lentink ABSTRACT More than a million insects and approximately 11,000 vertebrates utilize flapping wings to fly. However, flapping flight has only been studied in a few of these species, so many challenges remain in understanding this form of locomotion. Five key aerodynamic...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (9): 1444–1452.
Published: 1 May 2015
..., as a result of both natural (hills, vegetation etc.) and man-made (buildings, etc.) features. These features act as obstacles to steady air flow, and aerodynamic interactions between the wind and such obstacles lead to unsteady, turbulent flow ( Stull, 1988 ). Archilochus colubri s Flapping flight...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (21): 3898–3909.
Published: 1 November 2014
...Arvind Santhanakrishnan; Alice K. Robinson; Shannon Jones; Audrey Ann Low; Sneha Gadi; Tyson L. Hedrick; Laura A. Miller The aerodynamics of flapping flight for the smallest insects such as thrips is often characterized by a ‘clap and fling’ of the wings at the end of the upstroke and the beginning...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (18): 3551–3563.
Published: 15 September 2013
... of the overall study and in the writing-up phase. COMPETING INTERESTS No competing interests declared. 21 12 2012 28 5 2013 © 2013. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2013 butterflies take-off variability aerodynamic force leg force insect flight flapping flight...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (17): 3047–3061.
Published: 1 September 2010
... dynamics suggests that both damping and inertia will be important factors during rapid body saccades of a fruit fly. 23 4 2010 © 2010. 2010 Drosophila flapping flight flight mechanics flight control flight saccade insect flight insect aerodynamics Flying insects use...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (18): 3489–3498.
Published: 15 September 2006
... strategy selection are also briefly discussed. * Author for correspondence (e-mail: [email protected] ) 15 6 2006 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2006 2006 flapping flight foraging theory Larus ridibundus Larus fuscus soaring Aerodynamic theory adapted...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (15): 2939–2949.
Published: 1 August 2005
... previously in Clione , geometric alteration of wingbeat kinematics offers a precise means of controlling swimming forces. * Author for correspondence (e-mail: [email protected] ) 6 6 2005 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2005 2005 Clione antarctica drag flapping flight...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (6): 1079–1094.
Published: 15 March 2005
.... Saffman, P. G. and Sheffield, J. S. ( 1977 ). Flow over a wing with an attached free vortex. Stud. Appl. Math. 57 , 107 -117. Sane, S. P. and Dickinson, M. H. ( 2002 ). The aerodynamic effects of wing rotation and a revised quasi-steady model of flapping flight. J. Exp. Biol. 205 , 1087 -1096...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (3): 447–459.
Published: 1 February 2005
... to adjust its wing motion before the disturbances grow large. * Author for correspondence (e-mail: [email protected] ) 24 11 2004 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2005 2005 dynamic stability flapping flight hovering bumblebee insect Navier-Stokes simulation natural modes...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (24): 4269–4281.
Published: 15 November 2004
... of lift generation by insects in hovering flight. Part 1. Dynamics of the `fling'. J. Fluid Mech. 93 , 47 -63. Osborne, M. F. M. ( 1951 ). Areodynamics of flapping flight with application to insects. J. Exp. Biol. 28 , 221 -245. Sane, S. P. and Dickinson, M. H. ( 2001 ). The control...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (23): 4191–4208.
Published: 1 December 2003
... that the fluid dynamic phenomena underlying flapping flight are different from those of non-flapping,2-D wings on which most previous models were based. In particular, even at high angles of attack, a prominent leading edge vortex remains stably attached on the insect wing and does not shed into an unsteady wake...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (16): 2803–2829.
Published: 15 August 2003
... during free flight of juvenile and mature adult locusts, Schistocerca gregaria . J. Exp. Biol. 203 , 2723 -2735. Gebert, G., Gallmeier, P. and Evers, J. ( 2002 ). Equations of motion for flapping flight. AIAA 2002 , 4872 . Gettrup, E. ( 1966 ). Sensory regulation of wing twisting...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (15): 2607–2626.
Published: 1 August 2001
.... The results underscore the importance of three unsteady mechanisms in flapping flight: delayed stall, rotational circulation and wake capture. The processes are important not simply because they help to explain the lift required to keep an animal aloft but also because their sensitivity to subtle changes...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (12): 2073–2085.
Published: 15 June 2001
...S. A. Combes; T. L. Daniel SUMMARY Both kinematics and morphology are critical determinants of performance in flapping flight. However, the functional consequences of changes in these traits are not yet well understood. Traditional aerodynamic studies of planform wing shape have suggested that high...