Riblet Research

This following list of literature is a comprehensive compilation of relevant publications regarding Riblet surfaces and should give a representative view on the scientific evolution and the current status of the technology. The papers included here explore different aspects of Riblets, ranging from their physical mechanism of drag reduction, other effects like anti-fouling properties or manufacturing processes. Backgrounds of applications are also various and involve industries like aerospace, energy or transportation in general. This collection shows the work of researchers in this field and their efforts to develop solutions that enhance performance and efficiency.


Chun-yu Guo, Yan-yuan Wu, Yang Han, Ke-qi LingHu (2023)
"Experimental study on influence of sharkskin denticles structure on the hydrodynamic performance of airfoil"
DOI: 10.1016/j.oceaneng.2023.113756

Fagla Jules Mawignon, Jianbo Liu, Liguo Qin, Ange Nsilani Kouediatouka, Zeyu Ma, Baohua Lv, Guangneng Dong (2023)
"The optimization of biomimetic sharkskin riblet for the adaptation of drag reduction"
DOI: 10.1016/j.oceaneng.2023.114135

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