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Keywords: dimensionless numbersClose
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (16): 2691–2704.
Published: 15 August 2009
.... These equations represent Newton's law of motion for the fluid surrounding the organism. Several dimensionless numbers,such as the Reynolds number and Strouhal number, measure the influence of morphology and kinematics on the fluid dynamics of swimming and flight. There exists, however, no coherent theoretical...