Numerical analysis of coronary artery flow

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Abstract

The numerical analysis of coronary artery flow was presented. The importance of time-dependence of the flow pulse, motion of the arterial wall and non-Newtonian properties of blood for the wall shear stress and wall stress distribution was investigated. The analysis showed that characteristic shear rate was such that a viscosity based on infinite shear rate yields significantly different flow patterns and a large influence of wall motion and time-dependent curvature.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2001 Bioengineering Conference
Subtitle of host publicationpresented at Snowbird, Utah, June 27-July 1, 2001
EditorsR.D. Kamm
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers
Pages17-18
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)0791816680
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2001
Event2001 Bioengineering Conference - Snowbird, UT, United States
Duration: 27 Jun 20011 Jul 2001

Publication series

NameAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers, Bioengineering Division (Publication) BED
Volume50
ISSN (Print)1071-6947

Conference

Conference2001 Bioengineering Conference
CountryUnited States
CitySnowbird, UT
Period27/06/011/07/01

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