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  • The time evolution of vortical structures in the swimming of weakly electric fish 

    Shirgaonkar, Anup A.; Curet, Oscar M.; Patankar, Neelesh A.; MacIver, Malcolm A. (2008-10-10)
    The gymnotiform mode of aquatic locomotion is characterized by the use of an elongated anal fin, generically referred to as a ribbon fin. The extraordinarily maneuverable weakly electric black ghost knifefish (Apteronotus ...
  • Vortex Induced Oscillations of Cylinders 

    Camassa, Roberto; Chung, Bong Jae; Gipson, Greg; McLaughlin, Richard; Vaidya, Ashwin (2008-10-10)
    This video shows the orientational behavior of a hinged cylinder suspended in a water tunnel with Reynolds number (Re) ranging between 100-6000 and reduced inertia (I*) in the range 0.1-0.6. The cylinder displays unique ...