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Microorganism locomotion: Part II - simulation via immersed boundary method

Grant number: 14/14410-9
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): September 01, 2014
Effective date (End): June 30, 2015
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Mathematics
Principal Investigator:Alexandre Megiorin Roma
Grantee:Rodrigo Macena e Silva
Home Institution: Instituto de Matemática e Estatística (IME). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil

Abstract

The proposed project aims to simulate fluid dynamics based on the Immersed Boundary Method, studying the interaction between a fluid and elastic structures immersed in it. This project will introduce the student to biofluiddynamic, a not so common undergraduate subject, preparing him to pursue an academic career in the field.