Bionics is the source and motivation for the innovation and development of aircraft. Creatures in nature provide important design ideas for the technological innovation of aircraft. They not only solve major problems of aircraft design but also give birth to many new concept aircrafts.
This Special Issue will publish submissions related to research on the design and manufacturing of bionic aircraft that imitate the flight modes and morphological characteristics of natural creatures, bionic technology to improve the aerodynamic performance of aircraft, bionic design of new concept propellers, and bionic design and manufacturing of new materials and structures of aircraft.
Special Issue "Bionic Design and Manufacturing of Innovative Aircraft"
A special issue of Applied Sciences (ISSN 2076-3417).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 29 April 2022.
Prof. Dr. Chengchun Zhang E-Mail Website
Key Laboratory of Bionic Engineering (Ministry of Education, China), Jilin University, Changchun 130025, China
Interests: bionic aircraft; bionic propulsion; biomimetic flow control
Prof. Dr. Aihong Ji E-Mail Website SciProfiles
College of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing 210016, China
Interests: machine design; biomimetic design; bio-inspired machine; mechanism; robotics
Prof. Dr. Zirong Luo E-Mail
College of Intelligence Science and Technology, National University of Defense Technology, Changsha 410073, China
Interests: bioinspried robot; unmmaned intelligent system; wave energy technology
Prof. Dr. Gang Chen E-Mail Website
School of Aerospace Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an 710049, China
Interests: bio-inspired flow and bionic aircraft design; fluid-structure interaction; morphing wing technology
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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Applied Sciences is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2000 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
bionic aircraft design
bionic materials and structures
bionic flow control
bionic intelligent control
This special issue is now open for submission.