Biofluid Mechanics � 2

Biofluid Mechanics � 2

by D. J. Schneck (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1980)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781475746129
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 01/31/2013
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1980
Pages: 519
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Bioengineering and the Real World.- A New View of the Dynamic Mechanisms of Maximum Expiratory Gas Flow in the Lungs.- The Pressure/Flow Relation in Bronchial Airways on Expiration.- Modeling the Pressure-Flow Relation of Bifurcating Networks.- Modern Management of Chronic Renal Failure by Dialysis and Transplantation.- Human Reproduction: Bioengineering Aspects of Contraception Applied to the Development of a New Female Contraceptive.- Persistence of Non-Newtonian Squeeze Films in Joints.- A Fluid Mechanics Approach to the Problem of Sensory Feedback in Prosthetic Devices.- Hydrodynamics of Prey Capture by Teleost Fishes.- Hydromechanical Adaptations in Alcyonium sidereum (Octocorallia).- Control of the Output of the Heart: A Historical Perspective.- Blood Flow Disturbances in the Cardiovascular System: Significance in Health and Disease.- Pulsatile Prosthetic Valve Flows: Laser-Doppler Studies.- The Starr-Edwards Aortic Ball Valve: Flow Characteristics, Thrombus Formation and Tissue Overgrowth.- In Vitro Fluid Dynamics of the St. Jude, Ionescu-Shiley and Carpentier-Edwards Aortic Heart Valve Prostheses.- The Role of the Trapped Sinus Vortex in Aortic Valve Closure.- The Use of a Circuit Simulation Program (SPICE 2) to Model the Microcirculatioy.- Quantification of the Microcirculatory Response to Freezing.- Linear Systems Analysis Applications in the Study of Arterial Hemodynamics.- Lumped Parameter Modeling of the Increased Hydraulic Resistance in Hypertension.- Internal Viscosity (Rigidity) of the Red Cell and Blood Viscosity Equation; Counteraction of Errors Due to Flow Instability of Plasma.- 1980 Updates in Optical and Thermal Anemometry.- An Experimental Investigation of Pulsatile Laminar Flow Separation in Exponentially Diverging Tubes.- The Dynamics of Unsteady Bifurcation Flows.- Steady Flow at the Carotid Bifurcation.- Pulsatile Flow Through a Constricted Artery.

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