Biomimetic reduction of wake deficit using tail articulation at low Reynolds number

@article{Opila2004BiomimeticRO,
  title={Biomimetic reduction of wake deficit using tail articulation at low Reynolds number},
  author={Donald A. Opila and A. M. Annaswamy and W. P. Krol and Shivarudhrappa Raghu},
  journal={IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering},
  year={2004},
  volume={29},
  pages={766-776}
}
The field of biomimetics seeks to distill biological principles from nature and implement them in engineering systems in an effort to improve various performance metrics. In this paper, a biology-based approach is used to address the problem of radiated propulsor noise in underwater vehicles using active control. This approach is one of "tail articulation" of a stator blade, which is carried out using a suitable strategy that effectively alters the flow field impinging on a rotor downstream and… CONTINUE READING

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