• 733 Citations
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20092020

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  • 733 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
  • 26 Article
  • 14 Conference contribution
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2020

Retinal slip compensation of pitch-constrained blue bottle flies flying in a flight mill

Hsu, S. J. & Cheng, B., Jun 2020, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 223, 11, jeb210104.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Tip vortices formation and evolution of rotating wings at low Reynolds numbers

Li, C., Dong, H. & Cheng, B., Feb 1 2020, In : Physics of Fluids. 32, 2, 021905.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Aerodynamics of a flapping-perturbed revolving wing

Wu, J., Chen, L., Zhou, C., Hsu, S. J. & Cheng, B., Jan 1 2019, In : AIAA journal. 57, 9, p. 3728-3743 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Flies land upside down on a ceiling using rapid visually mediated rotational maneuvers

Liu, P., Sane, S. P., Mongeau, J. M., Zhao, J. & Cheng, B., Oct 23 2019, In : Science Advances. 5, 10, eaax1877.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Scopus citations

Optimal trajectory generation for time-to-contact based aerial robotic perching

Zhang, H., Cheng, B. & Zhao, J., Jan 1 2019, In : Bioinspiration and Biomimetics. 14, 1, 016008.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Radial planetary vorticity tilting in the leading-edge vortex of revolving wings

Werner, N. H., Chung, H., Wang, J., Liu, G., Cimbala, J. M., Dong, H. & Cheng, B., Apr 1 2019, In : Physics of Fluids. 31, 4, 041902.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Speed control and force-vectoring of bluebottle flies in a magnetically levitated flight mill

Hsu, S. J., Thakur, N. & Cheng, B., Feb 2019, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 222, 4, jeb187211.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Volumetric measurement and vorticity dynamics of leading-edge vortex formation on a revolving wing

Chen, L., Wu, J. & Cheng, B., Jan 1 2019, In : Experiments in Fluids. 60, 1, 12.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2018

Gravitation-enabled Forward Acceleration during Flap-bounding Flight in Birds

Wang, Y., Tobalske, B. W., Cheng, B. & Deng, X., May 1 2018, In : Journal of Bionic Engineering. 15, 3, p. 505-515 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hovering efficiency comparison of rotary and flapping flight for rigid rectangular wings via dimensionless multi-objective optimization

Bayiz, Y., Ghanaatpishe, M., Fathy, H. & Cheng, B., May 8 2018, In : Bioinspiration and Biomimetics. 13, 4, 046002.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Unsteady aerodynamics of a pitching-flapping-perturbed revolving wing at low Reynolds number

Chen, L., Wu, J., Zhou, C., Hsu, S. J. & Cheng, B., May 1 2018, In : Physics of Fluids. 30, 5, 051903.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
2017
2 Scopus citations
2016

Flight mechanics and control of escape manoeuvres in hummingbirds. I. Flight kinematics

Cheng, B., Tobalske, B. W., Powers, D. R., Hedrick, T. L., Wethington, S. M., Chiu, G. T. C. & Deng, X., Nov 15 2016, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 219, 22, p. 3518-3531 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Flight mechanics and control of escape manoeuvres in hummingbirds. II. Aerodynamic force production, flight control and performance limitations

Cheng, B., Tobalske, B. W., Powers, D. R., Hedrick, T. L., Wang, Y., Wethington, S. M., Chiu, G. T. C. & Deng, X., Nov 15 2016, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 219, 22, p. 3532-3543 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Instantaneous wing kinematics tracking and force control of a high-frequency flapping wing insect MAV

Zhang, J., Cheng, B. & Deng, X., Jun 1 2016, In : Journal of Micro-Bio Robotics. 11, 1-4, p. 67-84 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations
2015

Aerodynamics of dynamic wing flexion in translating wings

Liu, Y., Cheng, B., Sane, S. P. & Deng, X., Jun 12 2015, In : Experiments in Fluids. 56, 6, 131.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

An Electromagnetic Actuator for High-Frequency Flapping-Wing Microair Vehicles

Roll, J. A., Cheng, B. & Deng, X., Apr 1 2015, In : IEEE Transactions on Robotics. 31, 2, p. 400-414 15 p., 7072552.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations
2014

Three-dimensional vortex wake structure of flapping wings in hovering flight

Cheng, B., Roll, J., Liu, Y., Troolin, D. R. & Deng, X., Feb 6 2014, In : Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 11, 91, 20130984.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations
2013

An application of smoke-wire visualization on a hovering insect wing

Liu, Y., Cheng, B. & Deng, X., Aug 1 2013, In : Journal of Visualization. 16, 3, p. 185-187 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Three-dimensional flow visualization and vorticity dynamics in revolving wings

Cheng, B., Sane, S. P., Barbera, G., Troolin, D. R., Strand, T. & Deng, X., Jan 1 2013, In : Experiments in Fluids. 54, 1, 1423.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

Volumetric visualization of the near- and far-field wake in flapping wings

Liu, Y., Cheng, B., Barbera, G., Troolin, D. R. & Deng, X., Sep 1 2013, In : Bioinspiration and Biomimetics. 8, 3, 036010.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2012

A neural adaptive controller in flapping flight

Cheng, B. & Deng, X., 2012, In : Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics. 24, 4, p. 602-611 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2011

The mechanics and control of pitching manoeuvres in a freely flying hawkmoth (Manduca sexta)

Cheng, B., Deng, X. & Hedrick, T. L., Dec 1 2011, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 214, 24, p. 4092-4106 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

91 Scopus citations

Translational and rotational damping of flapping flight and its dynamics and stability at hovering

Cheng, B. & Deng, X., Oct 1 2011, In : IEEE Transactions on Robotics. 27, 5, p. 849-864 16 p., 5887430.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

107 Scopus citations
2010

Aerodynamic damping during rapid flight maneuvers in the fruit fly Drosophila

Cheng, B., Fry, S. N., Huang, Q. & Deng, X., Feb 15 2010, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 213, 4, p. 602-612 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Scopus citations
2009

Wingbeat time and the scaling of passive rotational damping in flapping flight

Hedrick, T. L., Cheng, B. & Deng, X., Apr 10 2009, In : Science. 324, 5924, p. 252-255 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

184 Scopus citations