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Tenaglia, A. (author), Persin, M. (author), Van Oudheusden, B.W. (author), Deng, S. (author), Remes, B. (author)
This paper addresses the unsteady aerodynamic mechanisms in the hovering flight of the DelFly II flapping-wing Micro Aerial Vehicle (MAV). Stereoscopic Particle Image Velocimetry (Stereo-PIV) were carried out around the wings at a high framing rate. Thrust-force was measured to investigate the relation between the vortex dynamics and the...
conference paper 2014
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Tay, W.B. (author), Bijl, H. (author), Van Oudheusden, B.W. (author)
Numerical simulations have been performed to examine the interference effects between an upstream flapping airfoil and a downstream stationary airfoil in a tandem configuration at a Reynolds number of 1000, which is around the regime of small flapping micro aerial vehicles. The objective is to investigate the effect of the distance of the tail...
conference paper 2011
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Percin, M. (author), Hu, Y. (author), Van Oudheusden, B.W. (author), Remes, B. (author), Scarano, F. (author)
The work explores the use of time-resolved tomographic PIV measurements to study a flapping-wing model, the related vortex generation mechanisms and the effect of wing flexibility on the clap-and-fling movement in particular. An experimental setup is designed and realized in a water tank by use of a single wing model and a mirror plate to...
conference paper 2011