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Table 2.

Development of the angular velocity ω for the model spinner dolphin with vertical emergence at different swimming velocities

ν s=2 m s−1
ν s=4 m s−1
ω A=1 rev s−1=6.3 rad s−1
ω A=2 rev s−1=12.6 rad s−1
Spin stageτnet (N m)ω (rad s−1)τnet (N m)ω (rad s−1)
6.3 12.6 
2.8 7.6 11.1 17.7 
10.3 10.9 41.1 31.0 
10.9 31.0 
ν s=2 m s−1
ν s=4 m s−1
ω A=1 rev s−1=6.3 rad s−1
ω A=2 rev s−1=12.6 rad s−1
Spin stageτnet (N m)ω (rad s−1)τnet (N m)ω (rad s−1)
6.3 12.6 
2.8 7.6 11.1 17.7 
10.3 10.9 41.1 31.0 
10.9 31.0 

Spin stage - for definitions, see text and Fig. 4.

The values of ω quoted in the table are for the end of the time interval comprising each stage.

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