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  • Leading Edge Vortex in Flapping Fins 

    Bandyopadhyay, Promode R.; Hrubes, J. Dana (2009-09-28)
    Insects and penguins flap their pectoral fins to produce forces. Flapping means simultaneous rolling and pitching oscillations with or without twist. Twisting is a differential pitching between the root and the tip of ...
  • Pattern formation by oscillating flows 

    Centeno Sierra, Mariana; Martinez Farias, Francisco Javier; Hernandez Tahuilan, Jorge; Stern Forgach, Catalina (2008-10-11)
    A tube with a diffuser is partially submerged in a water tank. A piston, inside the tube, creates an oscillating flow. The curvature of the diffuser is such that no vortices are formed inside. A vortex is formed when the ...
  • Pattern formation by oscillating flows 

    Centeno Sierra, Mariana; Martinez Farias, Francisco Javier; Hernandez Tahuilan, Jorge; Stern Forgach, Catalina (2008-10-10)
    A tube with a diffuser is partially submerged in a water tank. A piston, inside the tube, creates an oscillating flow. The curvature of the diffuser is such that no vortices are formed inside. A vortex is formed when the ...