Tag Archives: Underwater Drives

11th International Submarine Race, ISR 11 Links

Following are links to the International Submarine Race web site and Facebook pages: http://isrsubrace.org and http://www.facebook.com/InternationalSubmarineRaces.ISR11. The Facebook pages have hundreds of photos and many videos and links to news articles. If you visit it please be sure to “like” the … Continue reading

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Bogus Batoid Drive, Operation Video Coming Soon

I just started putting together a video showing the drive mechanism operation for Bogus Batoid. I should have it posted within a week or so. Upon first glance the drive mechanism looks much more complex than would be needed but … Continue reading

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Faux Fish Tail Operation Videos

There is now a page published showing the tail operation videos for Faux Fish. Although they were filmed in my living room and not underwater the videos demonstrate the operation of the tail drive mechanism. https://fauxfish.wordpress.com/faux-fish-tail-operation-video/ To see the tail … Continue reading

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Faux Fish Tail Photos Now Available

There is now a page available showing details of the Faux fish tail mechanism. Please check it out. Since Faux fish is currently in my living room I am very motivated to get the video showing the tail operation done.  … Continue reading

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Sand Shark Photo Diary

I just added a photo diary page for my first human-powered sub, Sand Shark. I have more pictures somewhere but until I find them the diary gives a little insight as to how it was built. What is unique about … Continue reading

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Faux Fish Video Now Available

Well I finally got around to posting a video of Faux Fish. It’s only been like 3-1/2 years since these were filmed. If you watch the motion of the tail in different runs you can see different amounts of movement … Continue reading

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State of the Art of Jellyfish Design

226 days until the 10th International Submarine Race. When I started doing research on how fish swim for Sand Shark and Faux Fish there were many articles, papers and thesis written on the subject. In addition, many models had been … Continue reading

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