Table 4.

Measured and modeled efficiencies (η) for the six measured sequences compared to the expected efficiencies (at the same reduced frequency, k) for the spanwise twisting and the root-rotating fins modeled in Walker and Westneat (2000)

Sequencekηmeasuredηmodeledηexp (twist)ηexp (RR)
10.880.160.200.080.19
20.650.130.160.090.24
30.710.130.130.090.23
40.740.270.150.090.22
50.580.290.220.090.27
60.470.240.100.070.33
Mean0.670.200.160.090.25