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Simulations and modelling of bacterial flagellar propulsion

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Motility of flagellated bacteria has been a topic of increasing scientific interest over the past decades, attracting the attention of mathematicians, physicists, biologists and engineers alike. Bacteria and other micro-organisms cause substantial damage through biofilm growth on submerged interfaces in water cooling systems, ship hulls and medical implants. This gives social and economic motivations for learning about how micro-organisms swim and behave in different environments. Fluid fl...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Mathematical Institute
Research group:
Centre for Mathematical Biology
Oxford college:
St Catherine's College
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MPLS
Department:
Mathematical Institute
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Supervisor
Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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2013-06-20

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