This volume of Advances in Heat Transfer begins with an excellent overview of heat transfer in bioengineering. Subsequent chapters lead the reader through fundamental approaches for analyzing the response of living cells and tissues to temperature extremes, state-of-the-art mathematical models of bioheat transfer, an extensive review of mathematical models of bioheat transfer processes at high and low temperatures, and experimental tools for temperature measurement. This volume will effectively aid any researcher in the field by illuminating a greater understanding of fundamental issues relevant to heat transfer processes in biosystems.
* Presents the fundamentals and applications of heat and mass transfer in biomedical systems
* Presents a review of mathematical models for bioheat transfer, including heat transfer at temperature extremes
* Includes detailed discussions of state-of-the-art bioheat equations
* Explains techniques for temperature measurement in the human body