Task 9.2.2 : Biomechanical Simulation of Damselflies

This biomechanical finite element analysis (BFEA) will contribute to increase the research and development of new insect typed drone.

I will share to you the data which works with Blender, a free 3D software application and models the movement with Python script.

Biomechanical simulation of damselflies’ data download

  1. Download & Install Blender from here.

  2. Download the movement modeling data with Python script from here.

  3. Click the two buttons “Run Script”

  4. Shortcut key “Alt A” = simulation

This mechanism is so esoteric that it is difficult to implement physically. Therefore, if we want to simplify, we can control the wing gimbal joint by controlling the non-linear motion of the four axes of the gimbal being fulcrum with four brushless motors or the like. It is good study to program by FPGA etc for such electronic control.


Congratulation, Varipon, your work is amazing.
I would like to 3dprint some damselfly because it is an endangered specie in my region, Occitanie, France.
Your model is the best of the entire internet.
I’m working on the wings, but as a begginer, I’m hesitating and doing small job.
Do you have a model of the wings, or is it an image on the surface?

Great work and so many other experiments. Going to take time to follow you more.

The mesh model asset of the wing of the damselfly at the link is simple plane mesh data. This would not be suitable for 3D printing. You will need to investigate the image picutures on the Internet and modeling it anew. I will attach the images I referred to here. I mainly use Yandex image search, Because that uses AI, extracts similar images easily.


I visited Occicitanie one time when I was studying French.
I watched “Le pont du gard” and the ruins of Cathares which developed Gnostic’s spiritualist dualism, and the catapults of ancient siege weapons. Meeting these ruins nurtured a spirit that supported my creative activities.

(This year, I received an invitation from a talent investor company in the UK to start up in France. However, it was abandoned this time because it faced various social problem limits,
but instead I upgraded the development of this mechanism at the request of a damsel student at the Indian Aeronautics Institute. Soon after, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos introduced on Twitter the German manufacturer FESTO, which makes dragonfly bio-robots, so I’m now suggesting to Germany.)

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Movement modeling data is updated from time to time, and I will share it with you.

Simulation data download

My R&D on modeling of movement and self-organization of organism, has made new discoveries and sifted to a different phase, as well as found a new problem. If I submit for Blender Conference, it will be next year.

By increasing the joint a1b1 (α1β1) of the basic formula, the impact and acceleration force are increased. This makes it possible to simulate any voluntary movement. This spiritualist dualism mechanism of yin and yang governs biological activities and leads to behaviorist theory.

Holistic work plan

I am currently doing the entire work process myself, but in the near future, as an integrator, I am planning to request professional tasks to Blender artists through the Blender Network, incorporate statistical judgments from AI, and promote research and development in the science field, biotechnology, etc. To that end, I’m currently grasping the features and skills of Blender artists through the forums of Blender. This gives a quick and accurate presentation than client predict.


Here the wing I did. I aslo have interest for spirituality. My godess, or belief is a biodiversity rebounce in the future.
Maybe interesting for the damsel student at the Indian Aeronautics Institute.

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You have achieved a difficult task. Bravo.
Surprisingly, the shape of each cell in this wing is different one by one.
We can see the amazing cosmic providence here.
I also found a French documentary program in Youtube.
Surely this will give you inspiration.

(You can also try the wireframe, which is one of the modifier functions.)