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This apparently is due to t h e more complicated structure of t h e Stokes equation as compared to t h e Laplace equation. Secondly, we have derived Stokes law, F = —ΰπμαυ for the drag on a sphere undergoing steady translation, without explicit computation of surface tractions. This illustrates t h e point t h a t was raised earlier t h a t solutions expressed as a multipole expansion yield quantities of interest, such as t h e hydrodynamic force, in a straightforward fashion. 1 T h e Rotating Sphere.

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S-n)dS((,) and has both the single layer and double layer terms. 49 Single Particle in Steady Flow The Taylor expansion of the kernel of the single layer potential leads to the same functional forms encountered with the rigid particle. For the double layer term, we recall that &r/i27 = P * + j i ( V 0 + ( V Ö ) * ) . Since v · n = 0 at the interface, the fundamental pressure field makes no contribution to the velocity field generated by the double layer potential. In essence, the double layer potential is simply a distribution of symmetric Stokes dipoles over the interface, and the multipole expansion follows from the appropriate Taylor expansion.

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