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Discrete cilia modelling with singularity distributions: application to the embryonic node and the airway surface liquid.

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We discuss in detail techniques for modelling flows due to finite and infinite arrays of beating cilia. An efficient technique, based on concepts from previous 'singularity models' is described, that is accurate in both near and far-fields. Cilia are modelled as curved slender ellipsoidal bodies by distributing Stokeslet and potential source dipole singularities along their centrelines, leading to an integral equation that can be solved using a simple and efficient discretisation. The compute...

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10.1007/s11538-006-9172-y

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Mathematical Institute
Role:
Author
Journal:
Bulletin of mathematical biology
Volume:
69
Issue:
5
Pages:
1477-1510
Publication date:
2007-07-01
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EISSN:
1522-9602
ISSN:
0092-8240
Source identifiers:
22418
Language:
English
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uuid:6eeb1187-785b-4381-998d-27bb9cba37f9
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pubs:22418
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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