Considerations on dynamic soaring

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Emanuele Luigi De Angelis |
Fabrizio Giulietti
Fabio Perco


This paper presents an analytical treatment of dynamic soaring, a behaviour that certain sea birds use to extract energy from wind gradient. Theoretical modeling and results of numerical simulations, based on a two-degrees-of-freedom point mass model, are presented.

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De Angelis, E., Giulietti, F., & Perco, F. (2012). Considerations on dynamic soaring. Rivista Italiana Di Ornitologia, 82(1-2).