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Follower Forces in Pre-Stressed Fixed-Fixed Rods to Mimic Oscillatory Beating of Active Filaments

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Soheil Fatehiboroujeni, Arvind Gopinath, Sachin Goyal

University of California, Merced, CA

Paper No. DETC2018-85449, pp. V006T09A033; 8 pages
doi:10.1115/DETC2018-85449
From:
  • ASME 2018 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference
  • Volume 6: 14th International Conference on Multibody Systems, Nonlinear Dynamics, and Control
  • Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, August 26–29, 2018
  • Conference Sponsors: Design Engineering Division, Computers and Information in Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-5183-8
  • Copyright © 2018 by ASME

abstract

Flagella and cilia are examples of actively oscillating, whiplike biological filaments that are crucial to processes as diverse as locomotion, mucus clearance, embryogenesis and cell motility. Elastic driven rod-like filaments subjected to compressive follower forces provide a way to mimic oscillatory beating in synthetic settings. In the continuum limit, this spatiotemporal response is an emergent phenomenon resulting from the interplay between the structural elastic instability of the slender rods subjected to the non-conservative follower forces, geometric constraints that control the onset of this instability, and viscous dissipation due to fluid drag by ambient media. In this paper, we use an elastic rod model to characterize beating frequencies, the critical follower forces and the non-linear rod shapes, for pre-stressed, clamped rods subject to two types of fluid drag forces, namely, linear Stokes drag and non-linear Morrison drag. We find that the critical follower force depends strongly on the initial slack and weakly on the nature of the drag force. The emergent frequencies however, depend strongly on both the extent of pre-stress as well as the nature of the fluid drag.

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