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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (14): jeb233635.
Published: 23 July 2021
... the snake's posture were approximated using two-dimensional anatomically accurate airfoils positioned in tandem to mimic the snake's geometry during flight. Load cells were used to measure the lift and drag forces, and flow field data were obtained using digital particle image velocimetry (DPIV). The...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (12): jeb222083.
Published: 17 June 2021
... recently, novel experimental tools such as high-speed 2D and 3D particle image velocimetry have permitted detailed quantification of the fluid dynamics of aquatic jet propulsion. Here, we provide a comparative analysis of a variety of parameters such as efficiency, kinematics and jet parameters, and review...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (10): jeb230920.
Published: 27 May 2021
... particle image velocimetry, with a horizontal measurement volume placed below the animals, to show that the wake shed by hovering hawkmoths is best described as a series of bilateral, stacked vortex ‘rings’. While the upstroke is aerodynamically active, despite an inclined stroke plane, it produces weaker...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (18): jeb223545.
Published: 28 September 2020
... (NaBi) and particle image velocimetry (PIV) to measure P met and P mech in blackcaps flying in a wind tunnel. We also cross-validated measurements made by NaBi with quantitative magnetic resonance (QMR) body composition analysis in yellow-rumped warblers. We found that P met estimated by NaBi was ∼12...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (16): jeb223230.
Published: 24 August 2020
... negative mechanical work occurs in posterior regions of the body during early phases of the turn near the time of maximal body curvature. Here, we used a modified particle image velocimetry (PIV) technique to obtain high-resolution flow fields around the zebrafish body during turns. Using detailed swimming...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (15): jeb219873.
Published: 04 August 2020
... creates a vortex during the escape response. Momentum is added by the ventral pleopod appendages. Chelae Escape velocity Particle image velocimetry Vortex Animal performance is the ability to accomplish ecologically relevant tasks, such as foraging and predator avoidance, and is the...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (11): jeb201749.
Published: 31 May 2019
... types of visual information using a single camera. Animal behavior Computer vision Multichannel visualization Kinematics Particle image velocimetry Biomechanics The visualization of multiple channels of spatial information is common to numerous fields of biological study. Multichannel...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (23): jeb190892.
Published: 30 November 2018
... substantially redirect the force. We quantified the flow patterns using high speed video and particle image velocimetry and measured acceleration with small inertial measurement units attached to each fish. Even in steady tail beats, the fish accelerates slightly during each tail beat, and the magnitude of the...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (19): jeb183350.
Published: 05 October 2018
... morphologically distinct from that of silver carp. Using 3D particle image velocimetry, we determined how particles and fluid interact with the surface of the gill rakers/plates. Filtering plates in silver carp induce strong directed vortical flow, whereas the filtering apparatus of bighead carp resulted in a...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (7): jeb174912.
Published: 12 April 2018
.... Therefore, trophic diversity is not supported by variation in suction flows. Particle image velocimetry Skull kinematics Fishes Fish display tremendous trophic diversity, feeding on a vast array of prey types ranging from small drifting zooplankton, algae and detritus to other aquatic...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (21): 3967–3975.
Published: 01 November 2017
... primarily stabilizing role for shark dorsal fins. We evaluated the generality of this hypothesis by using time-resolved particle image velocimetry to record water flow patterns in the wake of both the anterior and posterior dorsal fins in two species of freely swimming sharks: bamboo sharks ( Chiloscyllium...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (8): 1411–1422.
Published: 15 April 2017
... water. Particle image velocimetry showed that, in addition to the caudal fin, the wakes of the anal, pectoral and dorsal fins were of nontrivial strength, especially at the onset of thrust production. During jump initiation, these fins were used to produce as much vertical acceleration as possible given...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (10): 1572–1581.
Published: 15 May 2016
... that lift-induced drag increases with wing flexing and with tail use, while tail use also increases body drag. Gliding flight Biomechanics Aerodynamics Wing morphology Particle image velocimetry PIV Wind tunnel Gliding flight in birds is a relatively inexpensive mode of flying, at...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (9): 1303–1310.
Published: 01 May 2016
... behavior in pre-competent larval sea urchins, Arbacia punctulata . We exposed larval urchins to grid-stirred turbulence and recorded their behavior at two stages (4- and 6-armed plutei) in three turbulence regimes. Using particle image velocimetry to quantify and subtract local flow, we tested the...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (16): 2518–2527.
Published: 01 August 2015
... cycle of two species: the diamond dove ( Geopelia cuneata ) and zebra finch ( Taeniopygia guttata ), which exhibit different upstroke styles – a wingtip-reversal and flexed-wing upstroke, respectively. We used a combination of particle image velocimetry and near-wake streamline measures alongside...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (9): 1373–1385.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Kazutaka Yanase; Pentti Saarenrinne ABSTRACT The boundary layers of rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss , swimming at 1.02±0.09 L s −1 (mean±s.d., N =4), were measured by the particle image velocimetry (PIV) technique at a Reynolds number of 4×10 5 . The boundary layer profile showed unsteadiness...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (24): 4328–4336.
Published: 15 December 2014
... financial interests. 30 7 2014 27 10 2014 © 2014. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2014 Biomechanics Lateral line Flow sensing Predation Particle image velocimetry Computational flow dynamics Predation is fundamental to the biology of fish predators and prey...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (15): 2659–2666.
Published: 01 August 2014
...: zebra finch ( Taeniopygia guttata, N =4) and diamond dove ( Geopelia cuneata, N =3). We measured kinematics using high-speed video, aerodynamics using particle image velocimetry, and ground-reaction forces using a perch mounted on a force plate. In contrast with the first three wingbeats of take-off...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (3): 382–394.
Published: 01 February 2014
... its contribution to gliding at low Reynolds numbers. We used a straight physical model in a water tunnel to isolate the effects of 2D shape, analogously to studying the profile of an airfoil of a more typical flyer. Force measurements and time-resolved (TR) digital particle image velocimetry (DPIV...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (3): 331–336.
Published: 01 February 2014
...John O. Dabiri; Sanjeeb Bose; Brad J. Gemmell; Sean P. Colin; John H. Costello We describe and characterize a method for estimating the pressure field corresponding to velocity field measurements such as those obtained by using particle image velocimetry. The pressure gradient is estimated from a...
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