Microhydrodynamics I and II
The first and second semester of 2009/10

Teacher: Maria Ekiel-Jeżewska


The lecture was focused on explaining the basic features of the motion of microobjects in water-based systems. How do the particles move when the inertial effects are negligible (that is, for the Reynolds number much smaller than unity)? How they hydrodynamically interact with each other and with container walls or fluid-fluid interfaces? What is the point-particle approximation? These are examples of questions which were asked and answered during the lecture. Graduation was based on preparing a learning module, related to the lecture content. This could be a report to be put at our microhydrodynamic website, or a design and guidance of a sequence of experiments carried out by children at the Science Picnic in Warsaw (June 12, 2010).