https://mechanicaldesign101.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/maxresdefault.jpg 720 1280 Prof. McCarthy https://mechanicaldesign101.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/mechanical-design-101LOGOf.png Prof. McCarthy2014-11-14 09:42:512022-09-17 09:25:56Linkage Design for Wing Flapping
Linkage Design for Wing Flapping
Mark Plecnik shows that six-bar function generators can be used to drive a serial chain and produce a realistic wing flapping gait. Using trajectories obtained through video analysis by researchers Bret W. Tobalske and Kenneth P. Dial, “Flight Kinematics of Black-billed Magpies and Pigeons Over A Wide Range of Speeds,” Mark constructed functions for the joints of the serial chain, designed the function generators, and animated the results. Select this link for more information on Mark Plecnik and his work.