By Horst Bleckmann,Joachim Mogdans,Sheryl L. Coombs
In this ebook, top scientists within the fields of sensory biology, neuroscience, physics and engineering discover the elemental operational rules and behavioral makes use of of stream sensing in animals and the way they may be utilized to engineering functions corresponding to self sufficient regulate of underwater or aerial vehicles.
Although people own no flow-sensing skills, numerous aquatic (e.g. fish, cephalopods and seals), terrestrial (e.g. crickets and spiders) and aerial (e.g. bats) animals have movement sensing skills that underlie notable behavioral feats. These contain the power to persist with silent hydrodynamic trails lengthy after the trailblazer has left the scene, to shape hydrodynamic photographs in their atmosphere in overall darkness, and to swim or fly successfully and without problems within the face of destabilizing currents and winds.
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Flow Sensing in Air and Water: Behavioral, Neural and Engineering Principles of Operation by Horst Bleckmann,Joachim Mogdans,Sheryl L. Coombs