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Biofluid Mechanics

An Introduction to Fluid Mechanics, Macrocirculation, and Microcirculation

1st Edition - September 28, 2011

Authors: Wei Yin, Mary D. Frame

Language: English
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 3 8 1 3 8 4 - 8

Both broad and deep in coverage, Rubenstein shows that fluid mechanics principles can be applied not only to blood circulation, but also to air flow through the lungs, joint lu… Read more

Biofluid Mechanics

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Both broad and deep in coverage, Rubenstein shows that fluid mechanics principles can be applied not only to blood circulation, but also to air flow through the lungs, joint lubrication, intraocular fluid movement and renal transport. Each section initiates discussion with governing equations, derives the state equations and then shows examples of their usage. Clinical applications, extensive worked examples, and numerous end of chapter problems clearly show the applications of fluid mechanics to biomedical engineering situations. A section on experimental techniques provides a springboard for future research efforts in the subject area.