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Magic number revealed for flying and swimming

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Between 0.2 and 0.4

Posted by: spudart on Oct 16, 03 | 8:04 am | Profile
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A simple number called the Strouhal number describes locomotion produced by the flapping of wings. It equals the frequency of flapping multiplied by its amplitude, divided by forward speed. Theory suggests that in most cases peak efficiency is reached when this number lies between 0.2 and 0.4.

Posted by: spudart on Oct 16, 03 | 8:06 am

this is perhaps the most boring post you have ever posted.

Posted by: unlikelymoose.com on Oct 29, 03 | 11:10 am

Really, this post tops the boring, XHTML 1.1 named character entities?

Posted by: spudart on Oct 29, 03 | 1:17 pm

I'm not a math person so this totally confuses me.

Posted by: Tom on Oct 29, 03 | 1:21 pm

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