Experimental and numerical analysis of carotid artery blood flow

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Abstract

To obtain more insight into the complex blood flow patterns in the carotid artery bifurcation numerical analyses, limited to Newtonian incompressible flows in rigid-wall geometries, have been carried out combined with laser-Doppler velocity measurements. The steady and unsteady flow in two-dimensional models of a stenosis and of the carotid artery bifurcation were analysed. As a first step to a three-dimensional analysis, the steady flow development in a curved tube was investigated.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBlood flow in large arteries : applications to atherogenesis and clinical medicine : 1st international symposium on biofluid mechanics : papers
EditorsD. Liepsch
Place of PublicationBasel
PublisherS. Karger AG
Pages250-260
ISBN (Print)3805549830
Publication statusPublished - 1990

Publication series

NameMonographs on Atherosclerosis
Volume15

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