Swimming Simulation: A New Tool for Swimming Research and Practical Applications

  • Daniel A. MarinhoEmail author
  • Tiago M. Barbosa
  • Per L. Kjendlie
  • João P. Vilas-Boas
  • Francisco B. Alves
  • Abel I. Rouboa
  • António J. Silva
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering book series (LNCSE, volume 72)


This chapter covers topics in swimming simulation from a computational fluid dynamics perspective. This perspective means emphasis on the fluid mechanics and CFD methodology applied in swimming research. We concentrated on numerical simulation results, considering the scientific simulation point-of-view and especially the practical implications with swimmers.


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Our research has been supported by the Portuguese Government by a grant of the Science and Technology Foundation (SFRH/BD/25241/2005; PTDC/DES/098532/2008).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel A. Marinho
    • 1
    Email author
  • Tiago M. Barbosa
  • Per L. Kjendlie
  • João P. Vilas-Boas
  • Francisco B. Alves
  • Abel I. Rouboa
  • António J. Silva
  1. 1.Departamento de Ciências do Desporto/CIDESDUniversidade da Beira Interior.CovilhãPortugal

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