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Problems for Biomedical Fluid Mechanics and Transport Phenomena

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Part of Cambridge Texts in Biomedical Engineering

  • Date Published: January 2014
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107037694

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  • How does one deal with a moving control volume? What is the best way to make a complex biological transport problem tractable? Which principles need to be applied to solve a given problem? How do you know if your answer makes sense? This unique resource provides over two hundred well-tested biomedical engineering problems that can be used as classroom and homework assignments, quiz material and exam questions. Questions are drawn from a range of topics, covering fluid mechanics, mass transfer and heat transfer applications. Driven by the philosophy that mastery of biotransport is learned by practice, these problems aid students in developing the key skills of determining which principles to apply and how to apply them. Each chapter starts with basic problems and progresses to more difficult questions. Lists of material properties, governing equations and charts provided in the appendices make this a fully self-contained work. Solutions are provided online for instructors.

    • Based on over thirty years of teaching experience
    • Well illustrated, with over a hundred figures and photographs
    • Follows the maxim that problem-solving is best learned by practice
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    • Date Published: January 2014
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107037694
    • length: 181 pages
    • dimensions: 255 x 195 x 12 mm
    • weight: 0.59kg
    • contains: 136 b/w illus. 3 tables 190 exercises
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    1. Problem solving
    2. Conservation of mass and the Reynolds Transport Theorem
    3. Steady and unsteady Bernoulli and momentum conservation
    4. Viscous flow
    5. Momentum boundary layers
    6. Piping systems, friction factors and drag coefficients
    7. Problems involving surface tension
    8. Non-Newtonian blood flow
    9. Dimensional analysis
    10. Statistical mechanics
    11. Steady diffusion and conduction
    12. Unsteady diffusion and conduction
    13. Convection of mass and heat
    14. Concentration and thermal boundary layers
    15. Mass and heat transfer coefficients
    16. Osmotic pressure
    Appendix A. Material properties
    Appendix B. Transport equations
    Appendix C. Charts
    References
    Acknowledgements.

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    Problems for Biomedical Fluid Mechanics and Transport Phenomena

    Mark Johnson, C. Ross Ethier

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    Mark Johnson, Northwestern University, Illinois
    Mark Johnson is Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Ophthalmology at Northwestern University. He has made substantial contributions to the study of the pathogenesis of glaucoma and of age-related macular degeneration of the retina. His academic interests include biofluid and biotransport issues, especially those related to ocular biomechanics.

    C. Ross Ethier, Georgia Institute of Technology
    C. Ross Ethier is the Lawrence L. Gellerstedt, Jr Chair in Bioengineering and a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Biomechanics and Mechanobiology at Georgia Tech and Emory University. His academic interests include cell and tissue biomechanics and mechanobiology. He is co-author of Introductory Biomechanics: From Cells to Organisms as part of the Cambridge Texts in Biomedical Engineering.

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