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We studied  the deformation of an elastic pipe submitted to gravity and to an internal fluid flow. The pipe is clamped horizontally at one end and free at the other end. As the fluid velocity increases, the shape changes from an elastic beam deflected by its own weight towards an horizontal position.

http://authors.elsevier.com/sd/article/S0889974615000651

 

 

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