March 31, 1995 via - Scientific American
Fish, dolphins and other marine creatures maneuver through the water with a speed and eÛciency that put propeller-driven craft to shame. The secret of their success is their exploitation of the swirling vortices that their own transit creates in the surrounding water. Engineers, striving to match that Þnny feat, have developed a mechanical model to test their ideas. Meet RoboTuna.
|Author:||Triantafyllou M, Triantafyllou G|
|Citation:||Triantafyllou M,Triantafyllou G, An Efficient Swimming Machine, Scientifoc American March 1995|
|Date Published:||March 31, 1995|