Airplanes Evolved Much like The Birds

July 23, 2014 7:33 PM

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According to a paper published in the Journal of Applied Physics, the development of passenger aircraft over the past century mirrors the evolution of flying animals. The aviation industry has boomed in the last few decades and a lot of new aircrafts have been in this period.

Adrian Bejan, a mechanical engineer at Duke University in Durham had put forth a theory based on constructional law that states that the shape and structure of all flow systems, nonliving or living, evolve in such a way as to provide progressively easier access to the flow of currents within them.Be...

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