Journal of Visualization

, Volume 10, Issue 2, pp 159–160 | Cite as

Visualization of three-dimensional vortex structures around a dragonfly with dynamic PIV

  • Nakamura M. 
  • Iida A. 
  • Mizuno A. 
Short Paper


Vortex Aerodynamic Force Vertical Force Tube Vortex Wing Surface 
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© The Visualization Society of Japan 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nakamura M. 
    • 1
  • Iida A. 
    • 2
  • Mizuno A. 
    • 2
  1. 1.Graduate School of EngineeringKogakuin UniversityTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringKogakuin UniversityTokyoJapan

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