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Initial analysis of a novel biomimetic span-wise morphing wing concept

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Initial analysis of a novel biomimetic span-wise morphing wing concept. / Stacey, Benjamin; Thomas, Peter.

ASME 2019 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2019: SMASIS 2019. Louisville, Kentucky, USA : American Society of Mechanical Engineers(ASME), 2019. SMASIS2019-5567, V001T06A006.

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Harvard

Stacey, B & Thomas, P 2019, Initial analysis of a novel biomimetic span-wise morphing wing concept. in ASME 2019 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2019: SMASIS 2019., SMASIS2019-5567, V001T06A006, American Society of Mechanical Engineers(ASME), Louisville, Kentucky, USA, The ASME 2019 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Louisville, Kentucky, United States, 9/09/19. https://doi.org/10.1115/SMASIS2019-5567

APA

Stacey, B., & Thomas, P. (2019). Initial analysis of a novel biomimetic span-wise morphing wing concept. In ASME 2019 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2019: SMASIS 2019 [SMASIS2019-5567, V001T06A006] American Society of Mechanical Engineers(ASME). https://doi.org/10.1115/SMASIS2019-5567

Vancouver

Stacey B, Thomas P. Initial analysis of a novel biomimetic span-wise morphing wing concept. In ASME 2019 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2019: SMASIS 2019. Louisville, Kentucky, USA: American Society of Mechanical Engineers(ASME). 2019. SMASIS2019-5567, V001T06A006 https://doi.org/10.1115/SMASIS2019-5567

Author

Stacey, Benjamin ; Thomas, Peter. / Initial analysis of a novel biomimetic span-wise morphing wing concept. ASME 2019 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2019: SMASIS 2019. Louisville, Kentucky, USA : American Society of Mechanical Engineers(ASME), 2019.

Bibtex

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