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Overview

Improve Your Grasp of Fluid Mechanics in the Human

Circulatory System_and Develop Better Medical Devices

Applied Biofluid Mechanics features a solid grasp of the role of fluid mechanics in the human circulatory system that will help in the research and design of new medical instruments, equipment, and procedures.

Filled with 100 detailed illustrations, the book examines cardiovascular anatomy and physiology, pulmonary anatomy and physiology, hematology, histology and function of blood vessels, heart valve mechanics and prosthetic heart valves, stents, pulsatile flow in large arteries, flow and pressure measurement, modeling, and dimensional analysis.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071472173
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/31/2007
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 314
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.86 (d)

Meet the Author

Lee Waite, Ph.D., P.E., is Head of the Department of Applied Biology and Biomedical Engineering, and Director of the Guidant/Eli Lilly and Co. Applied Life Sciences Research Center. He is also the author of Biofluid Mechanics in Cardiovascular Systems, published by McGraw-Hill.

Jerry Fine, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering. Before he joined the faculty at Rose, Dr. Fine served as a patrol plane pilot in the U.S. Navy and taught at the U.S. Naval Academy.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments

Chapter 1: Review of Basic Fluid Mechanics Concepts

Chapter 2: Cardiovascular Structure and Function

Chapter 3: Pulmonary Anatomy, Pulmonary Physiology, and Respiration

Chapter 4: Hematology and Blood Rheology

Chapter 5: Anatomy and Physiology of Blood Vessels

Chapter 6: Mechanics of Heart Valves

Chapter 7: Pulsatile Flow in Large Arteries

Chapter 8: Flow and Pressure Measurement

Chapter 9: Modeling

Chapter 10: Lumped Parameter Mathematical Models
Index
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    "Do you need any herbs?" She newed then chuckled in thought. "It's wierd how I'm still able to have a mate although I am a..well, considered Medicine Cat." ((Gtg bbt))

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