Biofluid Mechanics [E-Book] : an Introduction to Fluid Mechanics, Macrocirculation, and Microcirculation.
Rubenstein, David.
Yin, Wei. / Frame, Mary D.
Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2011
1 online resource (829 p.)
Academic Press series in biomedical engineering
Full Text
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.