Cardiovascular Fluid Mechanics

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Gianni Pedrizzetti, Karl Perktold
Springer Science & Business Media, Oct 21, 2003 - Technology & Engineering - 271 pages
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The book presents the state of the art in the interdisciplinary field of fluid mechanics applied to cardiovascular modelling. It is neither a monograph nor a collection of research papers, rather an extended review in the field. It is arranged in 4 scientific chapters each presenting thoroughly the approach of a leading research team; two additional chapters prepared by biomedical scientists present the topic by the applied perspective. A unique feature is a substantial (approx. one fourth of the book) medical introductory part, written by clinical researchers for scientific readers, that would require a large effort to be collected otherwise.

 

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Arterial and Vonous Fluid Dynamics
1
Computational Models of Arterial Flow and Mass Transport
73
Finite Difference and Finite Volume Techniques for the Solution of NavierStokes Equations in Cardiovascular Fluid Mechanics
137
Fluid Plow inside DeiormaDle Vessels and in the Leii Ventricle
187
Failing Heart
235
Element of Physiology and Mechanics of Human Arteries
249
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