DISSECTING INSECT FLIGHT

@article{Wang2005DISSECTINGIF,
  title={DISSECTING INSECT FLIGHT},
  author={Z. Jane Wang},
  journal={Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics},
  year={2005},
  volume={37},
  pages={183-210}
}
  • Z. J. Wang
  • Published 2005
  • Physics
  • Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics
▪ Abstract “What force does an insect wing generate?” Finding answers to this enduring question is an essential step toward our understanding of interactions of moving objects with fluids that enable most living species such as insects, birds, and fish to travel efficiently and us to follow similar suit with sails, oars, and airfoils. We give a brief history of research in insect flight and discuss recent findings in unsteady aerodynamics of flapping flight at intermediate range Reynolds… 

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