Accession Number : ADA020007

Title :   Proceedings. Symposium on Swimming and Flying in Nature Held at California Inst. of Tech., Pasadena on July 8-12, 1974. Volume III.


Report Date : 12 JUL 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 357

Abstract : ;Contents: Hydrodynamic drag reduction due to fish slimes; Some hydrodynamical aspects of fish schooling; Flapping flight and power in birds and insects, conventional and novel mechanisms; On the mechanics of flight of small insects; Insect aerodynamics near hovering; Air flow and the flight of a Noctuid moth; On the efficiency increasing interaction of thrust producing lifting surfaces; A note on flapping flight with surging; The effect of span-wise variations in amplitude on the thrust-generating performance of a flapping thin wing; Ornithopter aerodynamic experiments.

Descriptors :   *Meetings, *Swimming, *Flight, Fishes, Animals, Insects, Birds, Aerodynamic forces, Humans

Subject Categories : Biology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE