Analytical and numerical study of microswimming using the 'bead-spring model'

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Pande, Jayant;
(2016)
  • Subject: microswimmer | Lattice Boltzmann Method | Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
    • ddc: ddc:532

In this thesis we use the bead-spring microswimmer design as a model system to study mechanical microswimming. The basic form of such a swimmer was introduced as the 'three-sphere swimmer' in Najafi & Golestanian, Phys. Rev. E (2004) and has found wide use in theoretica... View more
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