Elastohydrodynamics of a sliding, spinning and sedimenting cylinder near a soft wall
Physics - Fluid Dynamics | Physics - Geophysics | 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...