# Development of a numerical approach for the prediction of thrust generated by a bio-mimetic propulsion system

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### "Development of a numerical approach..." refers methods in this paper

...For the accurate computation of CL and CN, we use the formulas reported in Happel and Brenner (1981), and they are: CL = 2pm ln L 2a ( ) − 1 2 , and (47) CN = 2CL, (48) where µ is the viscosity of the fluid and L/a is the slender ratio....

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### "Development of a numerical approach..." refers methods in this paper

...For the accurate computation of CL and CN, we use the formulas reported in Happel and Brenner (1981), and they are: CL = 2pm ln L 2a ( ) − 1 2 , and (47) CN = 2CL, (48) where µ is the viscosity of the fluid and L/a is the slender ratio....

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### "Development of a numerical approach..." refers background in this paper

...In the formulation of Equation (46), (Gray and Hancock, 1955) the thrust is directly proportional to wave velocity, propulsive velocity and inversely proportional to the wavelength....

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### "Development of a numerical approach..." refers background or methods in this paper

...The reactive force method or the LEBT is based on the reactive forces between the virtual mass of water and the body (Taylor, 1951)....

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...The reactive force approach is suitable for small and medium-sized fishes that are of fine body shapes and long and narrow (Taylor, 1951)....

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