The aerodynamics of insect flight

@article{Sane2003TheAO,
  title={The aerodynamics of insect flight},
  author={S. Sane},
  journal={Journal of Experimental Biology},
  year={2003},
  volume={206},
  pages={4191 - 4208}
}
  • S. Sane
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Journal of Experimental Biology
  • SUMMARY The flight of insects has fascinated physicists and biologists for more than a century. Yet, until recently, researchers were unable to rigorously quantify the complex wing motions of flapping insects or measure the forces and flows around their wings. However, recent developments in high-speed videography and tools for computational and mechanical modeling have allowed researchers to make rapid progress in advancing our understanding of insect flight. These mechanical and computational… CONTINUE READING
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