We present a general framework for active fluids which convert chemical energy into various types of mechanical energies. This is the extension of the classical energetic variational approaches for isothermal mechanical systems. The methods will cover a wide range of both chemical reaction kenetics, thermal and mechanical processes. This is a joint project with many collaborators, in particular, Bob Eisenberg, Yiwei Wang and Tengfei Zhang.
Time: December 3, 2021 2:30pm-3:30pm
Location: Virtually via Zoom
Host: Qi Wang