MarcoKlH/afpt-r: Tools for Modelling of Animal Flight Performance

Allows estimation and modelling of flight costs in animal (vertebrate) flight, implementing the aerodynamic power model described in Klein Heerenbrink et al. (2015) <doi:10.1098/rspa.2014.0952>. Taking inspiration from the program 'Flight', developed by Colin Pennycuick (Pennycuick (2008) "Modelling the flying bird". Amsterdam: Elsevier. ISBN 0-19-857721-4), flight performance is estimated based on basic morphological measurements such as body mass, wingspan and wing area. 'afpt' can be used to make predictions on how animals should adjust their flight behaviour and wingbeat kinematics to varying flight conditions.

Getting started

Package details

AuthorMarco KleinHeerenbrink [aut, cre], Anders Hedenström [fnd]
Maintainer
LicenseGPL (>= 3)
Version1.0.0
URL https://github.com/MarcoKlH/afpt-r/
Package repositoryView on GitHub
Installation Install the latest version of this package by entering the following in R:
install.packages("devtools")
library(devtools)
install_github("MarcoKlH/afpt-r")
MarcoKlH/afpt-r documentation built on April 11, 2018, 12:12 a.m.