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1.961 - Lecture 19 - Flagellar propulsion

1.961 Life at low Reynolds numbers

Resistive force theory: exploiting the anisotropy of drag
Optimum shape of flagella in 2D and 3D
A lousy maximum swimming efficiency
The energetic cost of swimming
Low Reynolds number cooperation to swim faster: sperm trains

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