Fluid Mechanics of Aquatic Locomotion at Large Reynolds Numbers

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Govardhan, RN; Arakeri, JH;
(2011)
  • Publisher: The Indian Institute of Science (IISc)
  • Subject: Mechanical Engineering

Abstract | There exist a huge range of fish species besides other aquatic organisms like squids and salps that locomote in water at large Reynolds numbers, a regime of flow where inertial forces dominate viscous forces. In the present review, we discuss the fluid mec... View more
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