The mathematics of aquatic locomotion

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The mathematics of aquatic locomotion

Aquatic locomotion is a self-propelled motion through a liquid medium. It can be of biological nature (fish, microorganisms,…) or performed by robotic swimmers. This snapshot aims to introduce the reader to some of the challenges raised by the mathematical modelling of aquatic locomotion, even in seemingly very simple cases. 

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Mathematical subjects

Analysis

Author(s)

Marius Tucsnak
Senior Editor:
Carla Cederbaum
Junior Editor:
Daniel Kronberg

License

DOI (Digital Object Identifier)

10.14760/SNAP-2018-008-EN

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Mathematical subjects

Algebra and Number Theory
Analysis
Didactics and Education
Discrete Mathematics and Foundations
Geometry and Topology
Numerics and Scientific Computing
Probability Theory and Statistics

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Chemistry and Earth Science
Computer Science
Engineering and Technology
Finance
Humanities and Social Sciences
Life Science
Physics
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