Chapter 9. Modeling the Hydrodynamics of Elastic Filaments and its Application to a Biomimetic Flagellum

  1. Dr. Purushottam D. Gujrati2,3 and
  2. Dr. Arkadii I. Leonov4
  1. Holger Stark

Published Online: 16 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527630257.ch9

Modeling and Simulation in Polymers

Modeling and Simulation in Polymers

How to Cite

Stark, H. (2010) Modeling the Hydrodynamics of Elastic Filaments and its Application to a Biomimetic Flagellum, in Modeling and Simulation in Polymers (eds P. D. Gujrati and A. I. Leonov), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527630257.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

    The University of Akron, Department of Polymer Science, 302 Buchtel Common, Akron, OH 44325-3909, USA

  2. 3

    The University of Akron, The Departments of Physics and Polymer Science, Akron, OH 44325, USA

  3. 4

    The University of Akron, Department of Polymer Engineering, Polymer Engineering Academic Center, Akron, OH 44325-0301, USA

Author Information

  1. Technische Universität Berlin, Institut für Theoretische Physik, Hardenbergstr. 36, 10623 Berlin, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 21 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527324156

Online ISBN: 9783527630257

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Keywords:

  • bead-spring configuration;
  • biomimetic flagellum;
  • elastohydrodynamics;
  • friction coefficients;
  • metachronal wave;
  • Oseen tensor;
  • Rotne–Prager mobilities

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Elastohydrodynamics of a Filament

  • A Biomimetic Flagellum and Cilium

  • Conclusions

  • References