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We demonstrate the aeroelastic effectiveness of corrugated cross section of an insect-sized flapping wing through a numerical parametric study. Our numerical results indicate that the corrugated cross section is effective in providing both a preferable passive deformation and a light-weight structure, which enhances the hovering efficiency of the flapping wing.

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This page is a summary of: Aeroelastic Effect of Corrugation for an Insect-Sized Flapping Wing, AIAA Journal, February 2022, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), DOI: 10.2514/1.j061027.
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