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Systematic parameterisations of minimal models of microswimming

  title={Systematic parameterisations of minimal models of microswimming},
  author={Benjamin J. Walker and Kenta Ishimoto and Eamonn A. Gaffney},
Simple models are used throughout the sciences as a means of developing intuition, capturing phenomenology, and qualitatively reproducing observations. In studies of microswimming, simple force-dipole models are commonplace, arising generically as the leading-order, far-field de-scriptions of a range of complex biological and artificial swimmers. Though many of these swimmers are associated with intricate, time varying flow fields and changing shapes, we often turn to models with constant, averaged… 

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