Injection of Deformable Capsules in a Reservoir: A Systematic Analysis

  title={Injection of Deformable Capsules in a Reservoir: A Systematic Analysis},
  author={Alessandro Coclite and Alberto M. Gambaruto},
Motivated by red blood cell dynamics and injectable capsules for drug delivery, in this paper, a computational study of capsule ejection from a narrow channel into a reservoir is undertaken for a combination of varying deformable capsule sizes and channel dimensions. A mass-spring membrane model is coupled to an Immersed Boundary–Lattice Boltzmann model solver. The aim of the present work is the description of the capsules’ motion, deformation and the response of the fluid due to the complex… Expand
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