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Numerical Study on Aerodynamic Performance of Beetle Flapping Wing

Tuyen Quang Le, Tien Van Truong, Soo Hyung Park, Jin Hwan Ko, Hoon Cheol Park, Doyoung Byun


This paper presents three-dimensional aerodynamic performance of the hind wing in free forward flight. Three-dimensional wing kinematics as well as wing deformation is experimentally figured out Our results show that the camber plays a significant effect in improving an aerodynamic force in flapping. Meanwhile, the local corrugation pattern has no significant effect on the aerodynamic force.

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