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Cardiovascular Fluid Mechanics : CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences - Gianni Pedrizzetti

Cardiovascular Fluid Mechanics

CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences

By: Gianni Pedrizzetti (Editor), Karl Perktold (Editor)

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Published: 21st October 2003
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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 neighter 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.This volume covers a wide range of the current topics in the field. It is an advanced text, however it derives from school lectures and presents several introductory portions to the advanced topics. 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.

Preface
Arterial and Venous Fluid Dynamicsp. 1
Computational Models of Arterial Flow and Mass Transportp. 73
Finite Difference and Finite Volume Techniques for the Solution of Navier-Stokes Equations in Cardiovascular Fluid Mechanicsp. 137
Fluid Flow inside Deformable Vessels and in the Left Ventriclep. 187
From Left Ventricular Dynamics to the Pathophysiology of the Failing Heartp. 235
Element of Physiology and Mechanics of Human Arteriesp. 249
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ISBN: 9783211005385
ISBN-10: 3211005382
Series: CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 271
Published: 21st October 2003
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: AT
Dimensions (cm): 24.4 x 17.0  x 1.68
Weight (kg): 0.49