# Crawling scallop: friction-based locomotion with one degree of freedom.

@article{Wagner2013CrawlingSF, title={Crawling scallop: friction-based locomotion with one degree of freedom.}, author={Gregory LeClaire Wagner and Eric Lauga}, journal={Journal of theoretical biology}, year={2013}, volume={324}, pages={ 42-51 } }

## 32 Citations

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This work regularizes a model for sliding locomotion to allow for static friction, and proposes a class of smooth body motions that have similarities to concertina locomotion and can achieve optimal efficiency for both isotropic and anisotropic friction.

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### Periodic locomotion of a two‐body crawling system along a straight line on a rough inclined plane

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The motion of a two‐body limbless crawler along a line of maximum slope on an inclined plane is considered. Dry friction (anisotropic in the general case) acts between the system's bodies and the…

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### On the motion of lumped‐mass and distributed‐mass self‐propelling systems in a linear resistive environment

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The motion of self‐propelling limbless locomotion systems in a linear viscous environment is considered. The resistance (friction) force acting on an element of the systems is assumed to be…

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The swimming vibrational motor may inspire small inexpensive robotic swimmers that are robust as they contain no external moving parts and is put in a low Reynolds number regime similar to bacterial motility, but because of the oscillations of the motor it is not analogous to biological organisms.

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A two-module (two-body) locomotion system moving along a straight line on a rough horizontal plane is considered. The motion of the system is excited by a periodic change in the distance between the…

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