The mechanics of the circulation [E-Book] / C.G. Caro [and others].
Caro, Colin G., (author)
Second edition.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012
1 online resource (xxvi, 523 pages)
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Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: Preface to the second edition; Preface to the first edition; Part I. Background Mechanics: 1. Particles and continuous materials; 2. Particle mechanics; 3. Units; 4. Basic ideas in fluid mechanics; 5. Flow in pipes and around objects; 6. Dimensional analysis; 7. Solid mechanics and the properties of blood vessel walls; 8. Oscillations and waves; 9. An introduction to mass transfer; Part II. Mechanics of the Circulation: 10. Blood; 11. The heart; 12. The systemic arteries; 13. The systemic microcirculation; 14. The systemic veins; 15. The pulmonary circulation; Index.