Mathematical Notes

, Volume 102, Issue 3–4, pp 455–464 | Cite as

Control of the motion of a triaxial ellipsoid in a fluid using rotors

  • A. V. Borisov
  • E. V. Vetchanin
  • A. A. Kilin


The motion of a body shaped as a triaxial ellipsoid and controlled by the rotation of three internal rotors is studied. It is proved that the motion is controllable with the exception of a few particular cases. Partial solutions whose combinations enable an unbounded motion in any arbitrary direction are constructed.


ideal fluid motion of a rigid body Kirchhoff equations control by rotors gate 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. V. Borisov
    • 1
    • 2
  • E. V. Vetchanin
    • 2
    • 3
  • A. A. Kilin
    • 2
    • 4
  1. 1.Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (State University)Dolgoprudnyi, Moscow OblastRussia
  2. 2.Udmurt State UniversityIzhevskRussia
  3. 3.Kalashnikov Udmurt State Technical UniversityIzhevskRussia
  4. 4.Krasovskii Institute of Mathematics and MechanicsUral Branch of the Russian Academy of SciencesEkaterinburgRussia

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