Computational Microswimmers Susan Haynes Eastern Michigan University Computer Science The small world is different Macro swimmer: Inertial effects are significant: Can coast Turbulence effects, drag In water (I.e., with water’s viscosity), water is like, well, water.
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You should imagine instead, being immersed in a vat of molasses (that’s what the viscosity of water feels like to micro-swimmers), no part of your body can move at greater than 1 cm/min. If, in two weeks, you’re able to move 10 meters -- you are a very successful low Reynolds number swimmer.
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3. EMU’s Physics department has a new focus on computational physics -- possible collaboration with respected colleagues there.