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Biofluid Dynamics

Principles and Selected Applications, 1st Edition

By Clement Kleinstreuer

CRC Press

528 pages | 134 B/W Illus.

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Requiring only an introductory background in continuum mechanics, including thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and solid mechanics, Biofluid Dynamics: Principles and Selected Applications contains review, methodology, and application chapters to build a solid understanding of medical implants and devices. For additional assistance, it includes a glossary of biological terms, many figures illustrating theoretical concepts, numerous solved sample problems, and mathematical appendices. The text is geared toward seniors and first-year graduate students in engineering and physics as well as professionals in medicine and medical implant/device industries. It can be used as a primary selection for a comprehensive course or for a two-course sequence.

The book has two main parts: theory, comprising the first two chapters; and applications, constituting the remainder of the book. Specifically, the author reviews the fundamentals of physical and related biological transport phenomena, such as mass, momentum, and heat transfer in biomedical systems, and highlights complementary topics such as two-phase flow, biomechanics, and fluid-structure interaction. Two appendices summarize needed elements of engineering mathematics and CFD software applications, and these are also found in the fifth chapter. The application part, in form of project analyses, focuses on the cardiovascular system with common arterial diseases, organ systems, targeted drug delivery, and stent-graft implants.

Armed with Biofluid Dynamics, students will be ready to solve basic biofluids-related problems, gain new physical insight, and analyze biofluid dynamics aspects of biomedical systems.

Table of Contents

Glossary

ELEMENTS OF CONTINUUM MECHANICS

Biological Transport Processes

Basic Momentum, Heat, and Mass Transfer Concepts

Conservation Laws

Two-Phase Flows

Biomechanics Review

Summary and Outlook

Homework Assignments

References

BIOFLUID DYNAMICS CONCEPTS

Transport Phenomena

The Cardiovascular System

Homework Problems

References

ANALYSES OF ARTERIAL DISEASES

Vessel Occlusions

Aneurysms

Examples of Computerized Disease Management

Homework Problems

References

BIOFLUID MECHANICS OF ORGAN SYSTEMS

The Lungs

The Kidneys

The Liver

Homework Problems

References

CASE STUDIES IN BIOFLUID DYNAMICS

Prerequisites for Modeling and Simulating

Nanodrug Delivery in Microchannels

Particle Deposition and Targeting in Human Lung Airways

Fluid-Structure Interactions in Stented Aneurysms

Project Assignments

References

APPENDICES

Review of Tensor Calculus, Differential Operations, Integral Transformations, and ODE Solutions

Single-Phase Field Equations

Suitable CFD Solvers

Physical Properties

References

INDEX

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED009000
MEDICAL / Biotechnology
TEC009070
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mechanical