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Self-propelled motion of a torus rotating about its centerline in a viscous incompressible fluid
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FIG. 1.

Sketch of the geometry of the torus.

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FIG. 2.

Staggered arrangement of , , and .

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FIG. 3.

Variation of drag coefficient with rate of rotation for aspect ratios and (a) , (b) , and (c) .

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FIG. 4.

Streamline patterns of flow past a rotating torus at with .

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FIG. 5.

Streamline patterns of flow past a rotating torus at for : (a) and (b) .

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FIG. 6.

The scaled propulsion velocity of a rotating torus powered by constant velocity vs the aspect ratio.

Tables

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Table I.

Effect of grid refinement on , , and .

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Table II.

Description of grids with corresponding .

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Table III.

Validation of the numerical algorithm: comparison with the numerical results of Sheard et al. (Ref. 23).

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Table IV.

Drag coefficient of flow over a rotating torus at with .

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Table V.

Critical rotation speed for which the total drag coefficient is zero. The respective values of and are represented as well.

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Table VI.

Numerical results for the rate of rotation .

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Scitation: Self-propelled motion of a torus rotating about its centerline in a viscous incompressible fluid
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