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    Pectoral Fin Propulsion Research
    (Robot Fish)

    Robot Fish

    What is it?
    An on-going research project at the Naval Research Laboratory investigating underwater control and propulsion by robotic pectoral (side) fins. We are studying the mechanical design, fin control methods, efficiency and effectiveness, and vehicle level control of these fins.

    Given that this is an on-going project, only information published and approved for release can be posted here.

    In the News


    AZO Robotics


    See here for a full list of my robotics publications.

    In the meantime, feel free to check out a few of my CFD images of the robot fish on my finite element analysis tutorial. You can also read more about my robot fish on the robot forum.

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