Miscellany

 

“There is no such thing as an uninteresting subject – only uninterested people.”     – G. K. Chesterton

Tibetan singing bowls: levitation via resonance

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The dynamics of fluid-filled Tibetan bowls was the  research subject of Denis Terwagne during his internship in the … View Project

Biomimicry and the culinary arts

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The group is collaborating with cutting-edge Spanish chef Jose Andres at the margins of science and the culinary … View Project

The aerodynamics of the beautiful game

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The dynamics of sports is a subject familiar to many, a rich area of application of  mathematical modeling. The … View Project

The dynamics of rolling ribbons

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We present the results of a combined experimental and theoretical investigation of rolling elastic ribbons. Particular … View Project

The elastochrone: rolling on a bending beam

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We present the results of a combined experimental and theoretical investigation of the motion of a sphere on an inclined … View Project

Rocking and rolling down an incline

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We consider the dynamics of a hollow cylindrical shell that is filled with viscous fluid and another, nested solid … View Project