Biology and Mechanics of Blood Flows: Part I: Biology

Hardcover | December 6, 2007

byMarc Thiriet

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This authoritative work presents the basic knowledge and state-of-the-art techniques necessary to carry out investigations of the cardiovascular system using modeling and simulation. The book provides a survey of relevant cell components and processes, with detailed coverage of the electrical and mechanical behaviors of vascular cells, tissues, and organs. Biological and mechanical glossaries are provided.

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This authoritative work presents the basic knowledge and state-of-the-art techniques necessary to carry out investigations of the cardiovascular system using modeling and simulation. The book provides a survey of relevant cell components and processes, with detailed coverage of the electrical and mechanical behaviors of vascular cells,...

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Biology and Mechanics of Blood Flows presents the basic knowledge and state-of-the-art techniques necessary to carry out investigations of the cardiovascular system using modeling and simulation. Part I of this two-volume sequence, Biology, addresses the nanoscopic and microscopic scales. The nanoscale corresponds to the scale of bioch...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:670 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.27 inPublished:December 6, 2007Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387748466

ISBN - 13:9780387748467

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- The Cell.- Plasma Membrane and Cell Environment.- Ion Carries and Receptors.- Signaling Pathways.- Transport and Cell Motion.- Blood.- Heart Wall.- Vessel Wall.- Endothelium.- Tissue Growth, Repair and Remodeling. Concluding Remarks. A) Endocrine System and Hormones. B) Coagulation Factors. C) Basic Mechanics. D) Numerical Simulations.