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Davide Bigoni's picture

Torsional locomotion

Can a torque induce longitudinal motion of an elastic rod?

See the explanation and an example of use of the 'torsional gun' at http://www.ing.unitn.it/~bigoni/torsional_locomotion.html

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Harsha Tirumala's picture

Looking for PhD Position

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