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Leif Ristroph

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

20062019
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wings Physics & Astronomy
flapping Physics & Astronomy
flight Physics & Astronomy
hovering Physics & Astronomy
Fluids Engineering & Materials Science
hydrodynamics Physics & Astronomy
Aerodynamics Engineering & Materials Science
microbalances Physics & Astronomy

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Research Output 2006 2019

  • 31 Article
  • 1 Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Flow interactions between uncoordinated flapping swimmers give rise to group cohesion

Newbolt, J. W., Zhang, J. & Ristroph, L., Feb 12 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116, 7, p. 2419-2424 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biomechanical Phenomena
Robotics
Locomotion
Birds
Fishes

Improving the propulsion speed of a heaving wing through artificial evolution of shape

Ramananarivo, S., Mitchel, T. & Ristroph, L., Jan 1 2019, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences. 475, 2221, 20180375.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

heaving
propulsion
wings
Metal foil
Propulsion

The role of shape-dependent flight stability in the origin of oriented meteorites

Amin, K., Huang, J. M., Hu, K. J., Zhang, J. & Ristroph, L., Aug 13 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116, 33, p. 16180-16185 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Meteoroids
Posture
Water
Torque

Bistability in the rotational motion of rigid and flexible flyers

Huang, Y., Ristroph, L., Luhar, M. & Kanso, E., Aug 25 2018, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 849, p. 1043-1067 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hovering
pendulums
Pendulums
Fluids
fluids

Equilibrium Shapes and Their Stability for Liquid Films in Fast Flows

Ganedi, L., Oza, A. U., Shelley, M. & Ristroph, L., Aug 31 2018, In : Physical Review Letters. 121, 9, 094501.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bubbles
saddles
liquids
low speed
diagrams