Fluid Dynamic Interactions in Biological and Bioinspired Propulsion
A special issue of Biomimetics (ISSN 2313-7673).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 March 2020) | Viewed by 40601
Interests: bio-fluids and mechanics; bioinspired engineering; fluid–structure interactions
Interests: biomechanics of aquatic locomotion; musculoskeletal function; biological fluid mechanics; history and philosophy of morphology and physiology
Research into biological and bioinspired propulsion has had substantial growth over the past three decades. However, most of the research has focused on the performance and flow physics of isolated swimmers or propulsors. Now, investigators are turning their attention to understanding the interactions between multiple swimmers in a collective, or between a swimmer and a boundary, or even between multiple propulsors on the same animal. In this Special Issue we want to highlight research that is tackling the challenging subject of interactions in biological and bioinspired propulsion.
Dr. Keith W. Moored
Prof. George V. Lauder
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- schooling or collective interactions
- ground, free surface, or boundary interaction
- body–fin, fin–fin or multiple propulsor interactions