Current affiliation: University of OxfordSubject: OtherPrimary location: United Kingdom
Published in:Scientific ReportsPublication date:2013-11-20
Published in:Proceedings of The Royal Society A Mathematical Physical and Engineering SciencesPublication date:2015-04-08
The wings of flying animals generate lift and thrust at the same time. To generate thrust, the wings need to be flapped up and down. Lift productio...
Published in:Journal of Experimental BiologyPublication date:2016-03-18
As a bird moves through the air, air resistance (drag) will work to slow it down. In gliding flight, a bird exchanges height (potential energy) for...
Published in:Interface FocusPublication date:2016-12-16
Published in:Journal of The Royal Society InterfacePublication date:2017-05-01
In many bird species, the feathers that form the tips of bird wings are shaped such that they separate from each other when the wing is spread. You...
Published in:Journal of The Royal Society InterfacePublication date:2017-09-01