At AIAA SciTech 2014 —the "largest event for aerospace research, development and technology in the world"—, this paper is part of the AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference, in the session "Modeling and Simulation of Space Systems" (MST-07), to be held Jan. 17 (8:00 AM to 12:00 PM). The first author and speaker, J. Brent Parham, was a... Continue »
This short proposal was submitted in November 2013 to the Grants for High-Impact Teaching and Learning Practices of The Office of Teaching & Learning, George Washington University.
We propose to develop and pilot a series of interactive online modules that teach... Continue »
The fourth and final student guest post explains the Wagner effect, and its role in animal flight. We hope you enjoy the series of posts from GW students of animal locomotion! The previous guest posts are: Pterosaur quad launch Pterosaur weight estimation Pterosaur wings and flight capabilities This post completes the series, which was inspired... Continue »
This is the third guest blog post authored by students of the course on animal flight for engineers at GW. The series looks into several long-standing debates about the flight of pterosaurs. The previous guest post addressed the problematic issue of estimating the weight of extinct animals like the pterosaurs, which have no living relatives.... Continue »
The second in a series of blog posts by the students of "Bio-aerial Locomotion" at GW, and part of a collaborative and interactive study of some controversial issues about giant pterosaurs' ability to fly. The first student guest blog post (by Akash Druv and Alex Golding) addresses the quadrupedal-launch thesis of Prof. Michael Habib (and... Continue »