Accession Number : ADB093729
Title : Dolphin Hydrodynamics Fiscal Year 1983 and Fiscal Year 1984 Report.
Descriptive Note : Annual rept. 1 Oct 82-30 Sep 83,
Corporate Author : PURDUE UNIV HAMMOND IN
Personal Author(s) : Haun,J. E. ; Hendricks,E. W. ; Borkat,F. R. ; Kataoka,R. W. ; Carder,D. A.
Report Date : NOV 1984
Pagination or Media Count : 246
Abstract : Biohydrodynamic characteristics of dolphins were investigated to determine the mechanisms used to attain drag reduction and the applicability of these mechanisms to marine vehicle design. Keywords: Histology; Skin pressure sensitivity; Dolphins(Mammals); Biodynamics; Biopolymers; Skin(Anatomy).
Descriptors : *HYDRODYNAMICS, *SKIN(ANATOMY), *DOLPHINS(MAMMALS), UNDERWATER VEHICLES, SENSITIVITY, BIODYNAMICS, DRAG REDUCTION, HISTOLOGY, PRESSURE, SENSITIVITY
Subject Categories : Anatomy and Physiology
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE