J O Dabiri

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Affiliation: California Institute of Technology
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity analysis of kinematic approximations in dynamic medusan swimming models
    John O Dabiri
    Option of Bioengineering and Graduate Aeronautical Laboratories, California Institute of Technology, Mail Code 138 78, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    J Exp Biol 206:3675-80. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Morphological diversity of medusan lineages constrained by animal-fluid interactions
    John O Dabiri
    Graduate Aeronautical Laboratories and Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    J Exp Biol 210:1868-73. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Fast-swimming hydromedusae exploit velar kinematics to form an optimal vortex wake
    John O Dabiri
    Graduate Aeronautical Laboratories and Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology, Mail Code 138 78, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    J Exp Biol 209:2025-33. 2006
  4. doi request reprint A wake-based correlate of swimming performance and foraging behavior in seven co-occurring jellyfish species
    J O Dabiri
    Graduate Aeronautical Laboratories and Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    J Exp Biol 213:1217-25. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint On the estimation of swimming and flying forces from wake measurements
    John O Dabiri
    Graduate Aeronautical Laboratories and Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    J Exp Biol 208:3519-32. 2005
  6. pmc The role of optimal vortex formation in biological fluid transport
    John O Dabiri
    Graduate Aeronautical Laboratories and Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 272:1557-60. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Flow patterns generated by oblate medusan jellyfish: field measurements and laboratory analyses
    John O Dabiri
    Bioengineering and Graduate Aeronautical Laboratories, California Institute of Technology, Mail Code 301 46, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    J Exp Biol 208:1257-65. 2005
  8. pmc Phenotypic plasticity in juvenile jellyfish medusae facilitates effective animal-fluid interaction
    J C Nawroth
    Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    Biol Lett 6:389-93. 2010
  9. doi request reprint A viscosity-enhanced mechanism for biogenic ocean mixing
    Kakani Katija
    Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91125, USA
    Nature 460:624-6. 2009
  10. doi request reprint The 'upstream wake' of swimming and flying animals and its correlation with propulsive efficiency
    Jifeng Peng
    Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    J Exp Biol 211:2669-77. 2008

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity analysis of kinematic approximations in dynamic medusan swimming models
    John O Dabiri
    Option of Bioengineering and Graduate Aeronautical Laboratories, California Institute of Technology, Mail Code 138 78, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    J Exp Biol 206:3675-80. 2003
    ..Therefore it is incorrect and potentially misleading to assume that achieving kinematic similarity in models of measured animal locomotion will necessarily provide dynamically correct models...
  2. ncbi request reprint Morphological diversity of medusan lineages constrained by animal-fluid interactions
    John O Dabiri
    Graduate Aeronautical Laboratories and Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    J Exp Biol 210:1868-73. 2007
    ..These results demonstrate a biomechanical basis linking fluid dynamics and the evolution of medusan bell morphology. We believe these to be the organising principles for muscle-driven motility in Cnidaria...
  3. ncbi request reprint Fast-swimming hydromedusae exploit velar kinematics to form an optimal vortex wake
    John O Dabiri
    Graduate Aeronautical Laboratories and Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology, Mail Code 138 78, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    J Exp Biol 209:2025-33. 2006
    ..g. the funnel of squid) appear to be a primary factor contributing to success of fast-swimming jetters, despite their primitive body plans...
  4. doi request reprint A wake-based correlate of swimming performance and foraging behavior in seven co-occurring jellyfish species
    J O Dabiri
    Graduate Aeronautical Laboratories and Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    J Exp Biol 213:1217-25. 2010
    ..This enables a quantitative, physically based understanding of how alterations in the fluid dynamics of aquatic and aerial animals throughout their evolution can result in distinct ecological functions...
  5. ncbi request reprint On the estimation of swimming and flying forces from wake measurements
    John O Dabiri
    Graduate Aeronautical Laboratories and Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    J Exp Biol 208:3519-32. 2005
    ....
  6. pmc The role of optimal vortex formation in biological fluid transport
    John O Dabiri
    Graduate Aeronautical Laboratories and Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 272:1557-60. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Flow patterns generated by oblate medusan jellyfish: field measurements and laboratory analyses
    John O Dabiri
    Bioengineering and Graduate Aeronautical Laboratories, California Institute of Technology, Mail Code 301 46, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    J Exp Biol 208:1257-65. 2005
    ..These effects are shown to be advantageous for feeding and swimming performance, and are an important consequence of vortex interactions that have been previously neglected...
  8. pmc Phenotypic plasticity in juvenile jellyfish medusae facilitates effective animal-fluid interaction
    J C Nawroth
    Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    Biol Lett 6:389-93. 2010
    ..This effect was predicted by a model of animal-fluid interaction and confirmed empirically by flow-field visualization and assays of propulsion efficiency...
  9. doi request reprint A viscosity-enhanced mechanism for biogenic ocean mixing
    Kakani Katija
    Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91125, USA
    Nature 460:624-6. 2009
    ..On the basis of calculations of a broad range of aquatic animal species, we conclude that biogenic mixing via Darwin's mechanism can be a significant contributor to ocean mixing and nutrient transport...
  10. doi request reprint The 'upstream wake' of swimming and flying animals and its correlation with propulsive efficiency
    Jifeng Peng
    Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    J Exp Biol 211:2669-77. 2008
    ..We propose that the unsteady mass flow rate defined by the upstream fluid structures can be used as a metric to measure and objectively compare the efficiency of locomotion in water and air...
  11. doi request reprint Fish schooling as a basis for vertical axis wind turbine farm design
    Robert W Whittlesey
    California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 91125, USA
    Bioinspir Biomim 5:035005. 2010
    ..The results suggest increases in power output of over one order of magnitude for a given area of land as compared to HAWTs...
  12. pmc Optimal vortex formation as an index of cardiac health
    Morteza Gharib
    Graduate Aeronautical Laboratories and Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:6305-8. 2006
    ..A study of normal and pathological cardiac health in human subjects demonstrates the ability of this global index to distinguish disease states by a straightforward analysis of noninvasive LV measurements...
  13. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive measurement of instantaneous forces during aquatic locomotion: a case study of the bluegill sunfish pectoral fin
    Jifeng Peng
    Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    J Exp Biol 210:685-98. 2007
    ..Benefits and limitations of this new framework for non-invasive instantaneous force measurement are discussed, and its application to comparative biomechanics and engineering studies is suggested...
  14. ncbi request reprint Renewable fluid dynamic energy derived from aquatic animal locomotion
    John O Dabiri
    Graduate Aeronautical Laboratories and Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena 91125, CA, USA
    Bioinspir Biomim 2:L1-3. 2007
    ..The model may potentially aid in the design and evaluation of unsteady aero- and hydrodynamic energy conversion systems that surpass the Betz efficiency limit of steady fluid dynamic energy conversion systems...
  15. doi request reprint An overview of a Lagrangian method for analysis of animal wake dynamics
    Jifeng Peng
    Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    J Exp Biol 211:280-7. 2008
    ..The methods are equally applicable to computational fluid dynamics studies where velocity field calculations are available...
  16. doi request reprint A Lagrangian approach to identifying vortex pinch-off
    Clara O'Farrell
    Control and Dynamical Systems, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91125, USA
    Chaos 20:017513. 2010
    ..In particular, it may prove useful in the study of unsteady and low Reynolds number flows, where conventional methods based on vorticity prove difficult to use...