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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Marius Tucsnak


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