Modeling and Simulation Group Meeting Old

Mathematical foundations of slender body theory

Speaker: Laurel Ohm

Location: Warren Weaver Hall 1314

Date: Thursday, November 12, 2020, 12:30 p.m.


Slender body theory is a popular tool for modeling the interaction between a thin fiber and a 3D viscous fluid. In this talk, we develop a PDE framework for analyzing the error introduced by this approximation and thereby place slender body theory on firm theoretical footing.