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By Marc Thiriet

Biology and Mechanics of Blood Flows provides the elemental wisdom and state of the art ideas essential to perform investigations of the cardiovascular method utilizing modeling and simulation. half I of this two-volume series, Biology, addresses the nanoscopic and microscopic scales. The nanoscale corresponds to the dimensions of biochemical response cascades inquisitive about mobile model to mechanical stresses between different stimuli. The microscale is the size of stress-induced tissue home improvement linked to acute or persistent loadings. The cardiovascular procedure, like several physiological method, has a classy three-d constitution and composition. Its time based habit is regulated, and this advanced procedure has many elements. during this authoritative paintings, the writer presents a survey of proper mobile parts and tactics, with targeted assurance of and mechanical behaviors of vascular cells, tissues, and organs. as the behaviors of vascular cells and tissues are tightly coupled to the mechanics of flowing blood, the foremost beneficial properties of blood flows and the Navier-Stokes equations of mass and momentum conservation are brought on the end of this quantity. This booklet will attract any biologist, chemist, physicist, or utilized mathematician with an curiosity within the functioning of the cardiovascular system.

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