Low Reynolds number swimming and Purcell's scallop theorem
- Event time: 10:15am
- Event date: 12th March 2009
- Speaker: Rupert Nash (Formerly School of Physics & Astronomy, University of Edinburgh)
- Location: Room 3317, James Clerk Maxwell Building (JCMB) James Clerk Maxwell Building Peter Guthrie Tait Road Edinburgh EH9 3FD GB
Purcell's 3-link swimmer; why there's no many-scallop theorem; how the scallop theorem breaks down near an elastic surface
This is a roughly weekly series of didactical blackboard talks focussing on some theoretical aspect of Condensed Matter, Biological, and Statistical Physics..