Flapping and Swimming Motions in Fluids

Research Horizons Seminar
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 - 12:00
1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
Skiles 255
School of Mathematics, Georgia Tech
We examine some problems in the coupled motions of fluids and flexible solid bodies. We first present some basic equations in fluid dynamics and solid mechanics, and then show some recent asymptotic results and numerical simulations. No prior experience with fluid dynamics is necessary.