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Next-Generation Transport

06.09.2017 tribonet 149 Views
Thanks to MURI grants, UCSB mechanical engineers are working on refining and improving machines that move through air and water. For most of us, fluid dynamics and mechanics aren’t particularly significant — that is, until […]
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It’s Kind of a Drag

05.07.2017 tribonet 469 Views
UCSB engineer shows how minimizing fluid friction can make oceangoing vessels more fuel-efficient and reduce harmful emissions Imagine walking from one side of a swimming pool to the other. Each step takes great effort — […]