Supplementary material on 3D flagellar bending
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Torsion, twist, and writhe: the elementary geometry of axonemal bending in three dimensions. (PDF version)
In addition to more detailed explanation, this document presents a much more accurate method for obtaining the velocities needed for calculation of viscous resistances.
A 3D image of result in Fig. 3 of Computer Simulation of Flagellar Movement VIII
Swimming with Three-dimensional Flagellar Bending Waves. (PDF)
Paper presented at Second International Symposium on Aqua-Biomechanics, Honolulu HI, September 2003.
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