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dc.contributor.authorTuck, E.-
dc.contributor.authorStokes, Y.-
dc.identifier.citationAustralia and New Zealand Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ANZIAM) Journal, 2012; 53(3):190-212-
dc.description.abstractThis is a review of thin-body and slender-body theories, with indications of some new applications. Topics discussed include bodies with near-constant surface pressure, subsonic and supersonic aerodynamics, ship hydrodynamics, slender bodies in Stokes flow, slender footings in elastic media, and slender moonpools. Mathematical features of the thin- and slender-body approximations are also discussed, especially nonlocal convolution terms modelling three-dimensionality in the otherwise two-dimensional near field, end effects, and the role of the logarithm of the slenderness ratio. This review was presented by the first author as the IMA Lighthill Memorial Lecture at the British Applied Mathematics Colloquium (BAMC) 2004.-
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityE. O. Tuck and Y. M. Stokes-
dc.publisherAustralian Mathematical Society-
dc.rights© Australian Mathematical Society 2012-
dc.subjectslender-body theory-
dc.subjectfluid mechanics-
dc.subjectpotential flow-
dc.titleOn thin or slender bodies-
dc.typeJournal article-
dc.identifier.orcidStokes, Y. [0000-0003-0027-6077]-
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