Geometry Seminar- October 12, 2015

Monday, October 12, 2015 (3:30 p.m. in Yost 102)

Title: Elastic Rods

Speaker: David Singer (Professor and Interim Chair, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, & Statistics, Case Western Reserve University)

Abstract: We generalize the notion of Euler elastic curve to Kirchhoff elastic rods. We determine the closed solutions of the rod equation in Euclidean space and discuss integrability.

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