Biofluid Mechanics in Cardiovascular Systems

Biofluid Mechanics in Cardiovascular Systems
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  • ISBN-13: 9780071447881
  • ISBN: 0071447881
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing


Waite, Lee


Cutting-Edge Guide to the Understanding and Applications of Blood Flow Written by a distinguished professor and researcher, Biofluid Mechanics in Cardiovascular Systems is one of the first books to take an interdisciplinary approach to the subject. This unique resource combines engineering principles with cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology to give biomedical engineers essential background for designing and implementing arterial grafts, anastomosis devices, and heart valves. Detailed coverage of mechanical engineering theories and their practical application to biological functions bull; bull;Presents an engineering analysis of the cardiovascular system relevant to the pathophysiology, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cardiovascular diseases bull;Specifically designed for biomedical engineering professionals and students, it looks at the important area of biofluidics from an engineering perspective rather than a clinical one bull;Explains the functional anatomy and physiology of the human heart bull;Examines the pressure-flow relationship in arteries and the elastic properties of arterial walls bull;Treats the application of imaging techniques on left ventricular dynamics bull;Presents theoretical and experimental studies of pulsatile flow in large vessels INSIDE Biofluid Mechanics in Cardiovascular Systems * Introduction and review of basic fluids concepts * Cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology * Hematology * Structure and physiology of blood vessels * Heart mechanics * Heart valve mechanics * Pulsatile flow in large arteries * Flow and pressure measurement * Dimensional analysis and modelingWaite, Lee is the author of 'Biofluid Mechanics in Cardiovascular Systems ', published 2005 under ISBN 9780071447881 and ISBN 0071447881.

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