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> From: Raacc@aol.com
> Date: February 13, 2004 10:43:56 PM EST
> To: Dan.MacIsaac@NAU.EDU
> Subject: Mosquito Flight
> I'm not a member of phys-l, but do read the posts.
>Here's a problem I gave to my students and thought it might
> be of interest to the list. A picture of the mosquito is at:
> The picture shows a mosquito with the torso dimensions of
>6 mm. Assume the density of the mosquito is that of water.
> Given that the mosquito beats its wings at 500 Hz, and the
>sound level is 40 dB at one meter, find a model for a
>hovering mosquito that is consistent=
> with these experimental parameters.
> Bob Carlson
Dan MacIsaac, Assistant Professor, Physics, SUNY Buffalo State Colleg=
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