Using Mathematics to Optimize Wing Design

Resource ID#: 155780 Primary Type: Perspectives Video: Expert
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Nick Moore discusses his research behind optimizing wing design using inspiration from animals and how they swim and fly.

Subject(s): Science, Mathematics
Grade Level(s): 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Educators
Keywords: bird, wing, design, nick moore, florida, state, university, optimization, flight, natural selection, functions, graphs, flexible, flex, maximum, air flow, systems of equations, simultaneous equations, thrust, lift, nonlinear, nonlinear relationship, parabola, hypothesis
Instructional Component Type(s): Perspectives Video: Expert