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9), we see that because the pressure is known up to a constant, the solution for the velocity is the sum of the particular solution u(p) (driven by ∇p) and the homogeneous solution, u(h) . The particular solution may readily be veriﬁed to be p u(p) = x. 2µ Note that this is the form of the particular solution generally. We then construct the homogeneous solution by the same technique using the decaying spherical harmonics. 1 Three single sphere ﬂows 35 U∞ , there are two ways to build it. One is by forming the product of U∞ with the scalar harmonic and the other is by contracting U∞ with the second-rank tensor harmonic: u(h) = λ2 U∞ 1 I 3xx + λ3 3 − 5 r r r · U∞ .
8 Reversibility argument for a sphere in a Poiseuille ﬂow. e. 8. Additional illustrations of the principles of linearity and reversibility are given in the exercises at the end of this chapter. 3 Instantaneity Another important property is instantaneity. There is no time in the Stokes equations, and so the predicted motion is said to be quasi-static. There is no history dependence of the ﬂuid motion captured by these equations. All that is needed to determine the ﬂow is the actual conﬁguration given by the boundary conditions, coming both from the particle positions and outer boundaries.
3) u and p → 0 as r = |x| → ∞. 2. We emphasize that it is the disturbance problem which is considered here, and thus the apparent rotation of the particle seen in the velocity boundary condition is the deviation in the particle rotation rate (which is zero because it is ﬁxed) from the bulk rotation far away. To solve this problem, we will apply a rather specialized approach which makes use of a number of constraints on the solution. 2 Sphere ﬁxed in a rotational ﬁeld (left) and sphere rotating in quiescent ﬂuid (right).