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Unsteady Aerodynamics

Posted on June 22nd, 2015

When James Buchholz arrived for a Summer Faculty Fellowship at the U.S. Air Force Academy near Colorado Springs, Colo., last May, he was so excited to be back in the mountains, he immediately set out on a hike. The Assistant IIHR Research Engineer drove to the Florissant Fossil Beds, where he walked among the fossilized […]

The wake of an oscillating fin revealed using dye visualization.

Understanding the Flapping Wing

Posted on August 2nd, 2011

IIHR Assistant Research Engineer James Buchholz recently won a research grant from the U.S. Air Force to unravel the laws of physics that govern the flow patterns and forces that birds and insects create as they flap their wings to move through the air.

Field Activities

Posted on January 28th, 2011

Click an image below to see a gallery of photos illustrating IIHR’s field activities.  

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