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Swimmers’ Collective Dynamics Modelization
Ferré Porta, Guillem
Pagonabarraga Mora, Ignacio; Boronat Medico, Jordi
English: We describe a new model in order to study the properties of collections of self-propelled particles swimming in a two-dimensional fluid. Our model consist in two types of particles, the first interacting with each other with a soft potential and thus representing the fluid while the second type are self-propelled particles of biological nature capable of changing its orientation following the velocity field of the fluid. The results of the simulations show how a super-diffusive regime arises at large times for biological particles, in addition to having higher velocity correlation. Also, it is show how the biological particles have a tendency to form clusters and how these particles tend to look for the same orientation.
Àrees temàtiques de la UPC::Física
Mesoscopic phenomena (Physics)
Particles (Nuclear physics)
Fenòmens mesoscòpics (Física)
Partícules (Física nuclear)
Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Spain
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

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