Elastohydrodynamics of a sliding, spinning and sedimenting cylinder near a soft wall

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Salez , Thomas; Mahadevan , L.;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1017/jfm.2015.425
  • Subject: Physics - Fluid Dynamics | [ PHYS ] Physics [physics] | Physics - Geophysics | [PHYS]Physics [physics] | Condensed Matter - Soft Condensed Matter
    arxiv: Physics::Fluid Dynamics

We consider the motion of a fluid-immersed negatively buoyant particle in the vicinity of a thin compressible elastic wall, a situation that arises in a variety of technological and natural settings. We use scaling arguments to establish different regimes of sliding, an... View more
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