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Table 2.

Kinematic parameters of a `standard' locust wing stroke

`Standard' stroke kinematic parameters (degrees)ForewingHindwing
b 33 29 
\({\varphi}\)
 
68 110 
γ̄  90 88 
`Standard' stroke kinematic parameters (degrees)ForewingHindwing
b 33 29 
\({\varphi}\)
 
68 110 
γ̄  90 88 

`Standard' locust wing stroke as defined by Weis-Fogh(1956a).

b, stroke plane angle;

\({\varphi}\)
⁠, total stroke excursion;γ̄, mean positional angle of the wings,defined as the mean angle between the long axis of the wing and the z-axis.

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