Accession Number:

ADB093729

Title:

Dolphin Hydrodynamics Fiscal Year 1983 and Fiscal Year 1984 Report.

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept. 1 Oct 82-30 Sep 83,

Corporate Author:

PURDUE UNIV HAMMOND IN

Report Date:

1984-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

246.0

Abstract:

Biohydrodynamic characteristics of dolphins were investigated to determine the mechanisms used to attain drag reduction and the applicability of these mechanisms to marine vehicle design. Keywords Histology Skin pressure sensitivity DolphinsMammals Biodynamics Biopolymers SkinAnatomy.

Subject Categories:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Bionics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE