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dc.contributor.authorTan, John Wei You
dc.date.accessioned2015-06-09T07:43:02Z
dc.date.available2015-06-09T07:43:02Z
dc.date.copyright2015en_US
dc.date.issued2015
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/64943
dc.description.abstractDespite the square shape and the looks of clumsiness and bulkiness that the boxfish tends to leave an impression on others, the body shape of the boxfish is design to aid in the navigation of the fish through tight spaces. This unique phenomenon has attract and drawn attention from researcher to understand the physics behind it. This report will show the movement of the pectoral fins on the boxfish and how it is able to utilise its fins to propel itself through the water and to navigate through tight spaces efficiently despite of its bulky body structure. By the use of 2 video cameras simultaneously, a 3D analysis of the movement of fish fin is able to be completed. From the captured video frame images, the boxfish can be observed to use the fins as a way of stabilising itself in regardless of the current that is flowing towards it, this is achieved by the use of its fins to create force to counter the flow of water, thus maintaining its stable position. The findings from this report is able to generate great depth of information for engineers and designer when working on underwater vehicle that required a high amount of stability.en_US
dc.format.extent38 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Engineering::Mechanical engineering::Fluid mechanicsen_US
dc.title3D measurement of movements of fish fins using high-speed cameras-Ien_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorWu Yan Huaen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineeringen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)en_US
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