This chapter is intended to give a concluding overview of the achievements of the present thesis. The contributions of this work to the scientific community and the physical results for the red blood cell simulations are reviewed in section 11.1. Open questions and suggestions for future research-both related to the physics and the code development—are pointed out in section 11.2.


Shear Rate Capillary Number Lattice Boltzmann Method Finite Size Effect Immerse Boundary Method 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Timm Krüger
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  1. 1.DüsseldorfGermany

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