Stokesian swimming of a sphere at low Reynolds number

  title={Stokesian swimming of a sphere at low Reynolds number},
  author={B. U. Felderhof and R. B. Jones},
  journal={arXiv: Fluid Dynamics},
Explicit expressions are derived for the matrices determining the mean translational and rotational swimming velocities and the mean rate of dissipation for Stokesian swimming at low Reynolds number of a distorting sphere in a viscous incompressible fluid. As an application an efficient helical propeller-type stroke is found and its properties are calculated. 

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