Surf Flex Lab, Australian Institute for Innovative Materials, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, Australia.
The Surf Flex Lab is a dedicated surf engineering facility for defining and quantifying of surfboard mechanical behaviour, e.g. longitudinal/torsional flex and damping and frequency behaviour as well as performance analysis.
DIVE Interactive Education,
DIVE Interactive Education provides 21st Century Mathematics and Science with a Christian Foundation, biomimetic surf designs, ocean science and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education.
Sports Fluid Dynamics Center and Nabla Flow, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
Nabla Flow aims to develop computational fluid dynamics tools for the sport and building industry. SIATAero is a sports fluid dynamics centre collaborating with world-class atheletes developing high performance clothing and equipment.
AkuShaper - Surfboard Design Software and Surfboard Shaping Machine
Kailua, Hawaii, USA
AkuShaper creates CAD/CAM Surfboard Design Software and a Surfboard Shaping Machine. These products enable surfboard designers to more accurately and more efficiently make better boards.
Find out what kind of surf engineering we are up to!
Using GPS and 9-axis motion sensor to compare field performance of standard commercial shortboard fins to humpback whale-inspired prototype fins.
Gately, R., Beirne, S., Latimer, G., Shirlaw, M., Kosasih, B., Warren, A., . . . In het Panhuis, M. (2017). MRS Advances, 2(16), 913-920. doi:10.1557/adv.2017.107
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