[Dolphin's flukes: A mathematical model of rigid wing].


New analytical method is used to estimate hydrodynamic forces produced by dolphin's flukes. A mathematical model is proposed that describes dolphin's flukes as a flat rigid rectangular wing whose pitch axis location varies, heaving and pitching amplitudes are sufficiently large, and the phase angle shift for the combined oscillations can change arbitrarily… (More)


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@article{Romanenko2015DolphinsFA, title={[Dolphin's flukes: A mathematical model of rigid wing].}, author={Elena Vasilievna Romanenko and Sergey G. Pushkov and Valeriy N Lopatin}, journal={Zhurnal obshchei biologii}, year={2015}, volume={76 6}, pages={482-92} }