Tropea, Cameron

Nature-Inspired Fluid Mechanics

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Table of contents

1. Theoretical and Experimental Investigations of Amoeboid Movement and First Steps of Technical Realisation
Wolfgang Alt, Valter Böhm, Tobias Kaufhold, Elka Lobutova, Christian Resagk, Danja Voges, Klaus Zimmermann

2. Swimming at Low Reynolds Number: From Sheets to the African Trypanosome
Sujin B. Babu, Christian Schmeltzer, Holger Stark

3. African Trypanosomes as Model System for Functional Analyses of Microbial Motility
Markus Engstler, Niko Heddergott, Tim Krüger, Eric Stellamanns, Sravanti Uppaluri, Thomas Pfohl

4. Wake Structure and Vortex Development in Flight of Fruit Flies Using High-Speed Particle Image Velocimetry
Fritz-Olaf Lehmann

5. Experimental Quantification and Numerical Simulation of Unsteady Flow Conditions during Free Flight Maneuvers of Insects
Andrei Shishkin, Peter Schützner, Claus Wagner, Fritz-Olaf Lehmann

6. Barn Owl Flight
Thomas Bachmann, S. Blazek, T. Erlinghagen, W. Baumgartner, H. Wagner

7. Flow Field Analysis and Contour Detection of a Natural Owl Wing Using PIV Measurements
Andrea Winzen, Stephan Klän, Michael Klaas, Wolfgang Schröder

8. Shape and Deformation Measurement of Free Flying Birds in Flapping Flight
Wolf Thomas, Konrath Robert, Erlinghagen Thomas, Wagner Hermann

9. A Discussion on Vortex Growth and Saturation in Dragonfly-Inspired Flight
David E. Rival, Alex Widmann, Cameron Tropea

10. Station Holding of Trout: Behavior, Physiology and Hydrodynamics
Horst Bleckmann, A. Przybilla, A. Klein, A. Schmitz, S. Kunze, Christoph Brücker

11. Learning from Dolphin Skin – Active Transition Delay by Distributed Surface Actuation
Andreas Pätzold, Inken Peltzer, Wolfgang Nitsche

12. Development and Fabrication of Active Microstructures for Wave Control on Airfoils
Daniel Haller, Sebastian Neiss, Michael Kroener, Peter Woias

13. Learning from Dolphin Skin – Drag Reduction by Active Delay of Transition: Flow Control by Distributed Wall Actuation
Nikolas Goldin, Rudibert King

14. Linear-Stability Investigations for Flow-Control Experiments Related to Flow over Compliant Walls
Marcus Zengl, Ulrich Rist

15. Analysis of the Relation between Skin Morphology and Local Flow Conditions for a Fast-Swimming Dolphin
Vadim Pavlov, Donald Riedeberger, Ulrich Rist, Ursula Siebert

16. Hydrodynamic Perception in Pinnipeds
Wolf Hanke, Sven Wieskotten, Benedikt Niesterok, Lars Miersch, Matthias Witte, Martin Brede, Alfred Leder, Guido Dehnhardt

17. On the Wake Flow Dynamics behind Harbor Seal Vibrissae – A Fluid Mechanical Explanation for an Extraordinary Capability
Wolf Hanke, Sven Wieskotten, Lars Miersch, Matthias Witte, Martin Brede, Alfred Leder, Guido Dehnhardt

18. Experimental and Numerical Investigation of the Unsteady Flow around a Human Underwater Undulating Swimmer
Stefan Hochstein, Steffen Pacholak, Christoph Brücker, Reinhard Blickhan

19. Influence of Wave-Like Riblets on Turbulent Friction Drag
René Grüneberger, Felix Kramer, Erik Wassen, Wolfram Hage, Robert Meyer, Frank Thiele

20. Aerodynamics and Structural Mechanics of Flapping Flight with Elastic and Stiff Wings
Stephan Bansmer, Nadine Buchmann, Rolf Radespiel, Ralf Unger, Matthias Haupt, Peter Horst, Ralf Heinrich

21. Nature-Inspired Porous Airfoils for Sound Reduction
Thomas Geyer, Ennes Sarradj, Christoph Fritzsche

Keywords: Engineering, Engineering Fluid Dynamics, Computational Biology/Bioinformatics, Appl.Mathematics/Computational Methods of Engineering, Bioinformatics

Publication year
Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Multidisciplinary Design
Page amount
9 pages
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