Quarterly of Applied Mathematics

Quarterly of Applied Mathematics

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A Stokes flow model for the drag on a blood cell

Authors: A. M. J. Davis and K. B. Ranger
Journal: Quart. Appl. Math. 45 (1987), 305-311
MSC: Primary 92A09; Secondary 76Z05, 92A06
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/qam/895100
MathSciNet review: 895100
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Abstract: The geometrical inverse of a prolate ellipsoid of revolution with respect to its center is a biconcave lens for certain values of the parameters. This is used as a model for the normal shape of a red blood cell. The Stokes flow past this body is found explicitly and an expression given for the drag.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/qam/895100
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