Publications

    Preprints

  1. G.J. Elfring, Force moments of an active particle in a complex fluid
    Submitted.


  2. 2017

  3. G. Goyal, G.J. Elfring, I.A. Frigaard, Rheology and flow studies of drag reducing gravel packing fluids
    Rheologica Acta, to appear

  4. Z. Peng, Y. Ding, K. Pietrzyk, G.J. Elfring, O.S. Pak, Propulsion via flexible flapping in granular media
    Physical Review E, 96 (2017) 012907. pdf

  5. C. Datt, G. Natale, S.G. Hatzikiriakos, G.J. Elfring, An active particle in a complex fluid
    Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 823 (2017) 675–688. pdf

  6. B. Nasouri, A. Khot, G.J. Elfring, Elastic two-sphere swimmer in Stokes flow
    Physical Review Fluids, 2 (2017) 043101. pdf 

  7. Z. Peng, G.J. Elfring, O.S. Pak, Maximizing propulsive thrust of a driven filament at low Reynolds number via variable flexibility
    Soft Matter, 13 (2017) 2339-2347. pdf 

  8. 2016

  9. G.J. Elfring, G. Goyal, The effect of gait on swimming in viscoelastic fluids
    Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, 234 (2016) 8-14. pdf 

  10. B. Nasouri, G.J. Elfring, Hydrodynamic interactions of cilia on a spherical body
    Physical Review E, 93 (2016) 033111. pdf 

  11. G.J. Elfring, L.G. Leal, T.M. Squires, Surface viscosity and Marangoni stresses at surfactant laden interfaces
    Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 792 (2016) 712-739. pdf 

  12. Z. Peng, O.S. Pak, G.J. Elfring, Characteristics of undulatory locomotion in granular media
    Physics of Fluids, 28 (2016) 031901. pdf

  13. 2015

  14. C. Datt, L. Zhu, G.J. Elfring, O.S. Pak, Squirming through shear-thinning fluids
    Journal of Fluid Mechanics Rapids, 784 (2015) R1. pdf 

  15. G.J. Elfring, A note on the reciprocal theorem for the swimming of simple bodies
    Physics of Fluids, 27 (2015) 023101. pdf 

  16. 2014

  17. G.J. Elfring, E. Lauga, Theory of locomotion through complex fluids
    Chapter in Complex Fluids in Biological Systems, S. E. Spagnolie (ed.), Springer, NY, (2014)

  18. Prior to UBC

  19. G.J. Elfring, E. Lauga, Buckling instability of squeezed droplets
    Physics of Fluids, 24 (2012) 072102. pdf 

  20. M. Sauzade, G.J. Elfring, E. Lauga, Taylor’s swimming sheet: Analysis and improvement of the perturbation series
    Physica D, 240 (2011) 1567-1573. pdf  
    (Special issue of the journal in celebration of the career of Steve Childress)

  21. G.J. Elfring, E. Lauga, Synchronization of flexible sheets
    Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 674 (2011) 163-173. pdf 

  22. G.J. Elfring, E. Lauga, Passive hydrodynamic synchronization of two-dimensional swimming cells
    Physics of Fluids, 23 (2011) 011902. pdf 

  23. G.J. Elfring, O.S. Pak, E. Lauga, Two-dimensional flagellar synchronization in viscoelastic fluids
    Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 646 (2010) 505-515. pdf 

  24. G.J. Elfring, E. Lauga, Hydrodynamic phase locking of swimming microorganisms
    Physical Review Letters, 103 (2009) 088101. pdf  (Editor’s Suggestion)

  25. G.J. Elfring, H. Struchtrup, Thermodynamics of pore wetting and swelling in Nafion
    Journal of Membrane Science, 315 (2008) 125-132.

  26. H. Struchtrup, G.J. Elfring, External losses in high-bypass turbo fan air engines
    International Journal of Exergy, Vol.5, No.4 (2008) 400-412.

  27. G.J. Elfring, H. Struchtrup, Thermodynamic considerations on the stability of water in Nafion
    Journal of Membrane Science, 297 (2007) 190-198.