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 Problems of minimal and maximal aerodynamic resistance
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title: Problems of minimal and maximal aerodynamic resistance
authors: Plakhov, Alexander
keywords: Newton's problem
Bodies of minimal and maximal resistance
Rough bodies
Laws of scattering
issue date: 2009
publisher: Springer
abstract: This is a review of results recently obtained by the author, related to problems of the body of minimal and maximal resistance. The cases of purely translational motion, as well as (rotational & translational) motion are considered. The notions of rough body and law of scattering on a body are discussed. Connections with the Monge-Kantorovich problem of optimal mass transportation are revealed, and applications to the Magnus effect and retroreflectors are discussed.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10773/6360
ISBN: 978-0-387-95856-9
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