Search for dissertations about: "aerodynamics Apus apus animal flight kinematics vortex wake digital particle image velocimetry DPIV"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words aerodynamics Apus apus animal flight kinematics vortex wake digital particle image velocimetry DPIV.

  1. 1. Always on the wing - Fluid dynamics, flight performance and flight behavior of common swifts

    Author : Per Henningsson; Biologiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Apus apus; aerodynamics; animal flight; kinematics; vortex wake; digital particle image velocimetry; DPIV; common swift; tracking radar; wind tunnel; migration; roosting flight;

    Abstract : The aerodynamics and kinematics behind the flight of animals are relatively unknown. Although animal flight has been studied for several hundreds of years, it is only in recent time that we have the technical abilities to study the mechanistic basis of animal flight. READ MORE