• <multi>[fr] Dynamique tourbillonnaire dans le sillage d'une aile battante [en] Vortex dynamics in the wake of a flapping foil </multi>

    Vortex dynamics in the wake of a flapping foil

  • <multi>[fr] Une goutte d'acétone posée sur un substrat chaud (400°C) lévite sur sa propre vapeur [en] Drop of acetone on a hot substrate (400°C) levitates on its own vapour </multi>

    Drop of acetone on a hot substrate (400°C) levitates on its own vapour

  • <multi>[fr] Instabilité capillaire dans un gradient de confinement [en] Capillary instability in a gradient of confinement </multi>

    Capillary instability in a gradient of confinement

  • <multi>[fr] Manipulation acoustique de cellules vivantes dans des microcanaux [en] Acoustic manipulation of living cells in microchannels </multi>

    Acoustic manipulation of living cells in microchannels

  • <multi>[fr] Micro-objets magnétiques pour étudier la mécanique cellulaire et sub-cellulaire [en] Magnetic micro-objects to study the cellular and sub-cellular mechanics </multi>

    Magnetic micro-objects to study the cellular and sub-cellular mechanics

  • <multi>[fr] Écoulement avalancheux de billes de verre colorées dans un canal étroit incliné [en] Avalanche flow of colored glass beads in an inclined narrow channel </multi>

    Avalanche flow of colored glass beads in an inclined narrow channel

  • <multi>[fr] Interaction sol-racine [en] Ground-root interactions </multi>

    Ground-root interactions

  • <multi>[fr] Rides éoliennes, Sahara Atlantique [en] Aeolian ripples, Atlantic Sahara </multi>

    Aeolian ripples, Atlantic Sahara

  • <multi>[fr] Micro-tomographie d’un verre borosilicate de baryum [en] Microtomography of a barium borosilicate glass </multi>

    Microtomography of a barium borosilicate glass

  • <multi>[fr] Origami capillaire [en] Capillary origami </multi>

    Capillary origami

  • <multi>[fr] Rupture et plasticité des matériaux désordonnés [en] Fracture and plasticity of disordered materials </multi>

    Fracture and plasticity of disordered materials

  • <multi>[fr] Instabilité de faraday à l'interface air-liquide [en] Faraday wave pattern at air-liquid interface </multi>

    Faraday wave pattern at air-liquid interface

  • <multi>[fr] Instabilité viscoélastique d'un écoulement dans un micro-canal incurvé [en] Viscoelastic flow instability in a curved microchannel </multi>

    Viscoelastic flow instability in a curved microchannel

  • <multi>[fr] Condensation de gouttes d'eau sur un wafer de silicium [en] Condensation pattern of water droplets on a silicium wafer </multi>

    Condensation pattern of water droplets on a silicium wafer


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Prediction of the dynamics of a backward-facing step flow using focused time-delay neural networks and particle image velocimetry data-sets

By Antonios Giannopoulos, Jean-Luc Aider in International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow
The objective of this experimental work was to evaluate the potential of an artificial Neural Network (NN) to predict the full-field dynamics of a standard... (...)


A unified model of ripples and dunes in water and planetary environments

Orencio Duran Vinent, Bruno Andreotti, Philippe Claudin and Christian Winter, Nature Geoscience (2019)
Subaqueous and aeolian bedforms are ubiquitous on Earth and other planetary environments. However, it is still unclear which hydrodynamic... (...)


Delaying Ice and Frost Formation Using Phase-Switching Liquids

, Rukmava Chatterjee, Daniel Beysens, and Sushant Anand, Adv. Mater., 1807812 (2019)
Abstract:
Preventing water droplets from transitioning to ice is advantageous for numerous applications. It is demonstrated that the use of certain phase-change ... (...)


Review article: On the diverse roles of fluid dynamic drag in animal swimming and flying

R. Godoy-Diana & B. Thiria. J. Roy. Soc. Interface 15 20170715 (2018)
[doi:10.1098/rsif.2017.0715]
When a body moves through a fluid, drag is often thought as a dissipative source that has perpetually to be overcome to sustain motion injecting... (...)


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