Aerodynamics of Low Reynolds Number Flyers (BOK)

Wei Shyy, Yongsheng Lian, Jian Tang, Dragos Viieru, Hao Liu

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Low Reynolds number aerodynamics is important to a number of natural and man-made flyers. Birds, bats, and insects have been of interest to biologists for years, and active study in the aerospace engineering community, motivated by interest in micro air vehicles (MAVs), has been increasing rapidly. The focus of this book is the aerodynamics associated with fixed and flapping wings. The book considers both biological flyers and MAVs, including a summary of the scaling laws which relate the aerodynamics and flight characteristics to a flyer's sizing on the basis of simple geometric and dynamics analyses, structural flexibility, laminar-turbulent transition, airfoil shapes, and unsteady flapping wing aerodynamics. The interplay between flapping kinematics and key dimensionless parameters such as the Reynolds number, Strouhal number, and reduced frequency is highlighted. The various unsteady lift enhancement mechanisms are also addressed.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2007 Forfatter Dragos Viieru, Hao Liu, Jian Tang, Wei Shyy, Yongsheng Lian
Forlag
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9780521882781
Antall sider 196 Dimensjoner 17,7cm x 25,3cm x 2cm
Vekt 690 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Aerospace & aviation technology

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