Modeling Of Microscale Transport In Biological Processes by Sid BeckerModeling Of Microscale Transport In Biological Processes by Sid Becker

Modeling Of Microscale Transport In Biological Processes

bySid Becker

Hardcover | January 12, 2017

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Modeling of Microscale Transport in Biological Processesprovides a compendium of recent advances in theoretical and computational modeling of biotransport phenomena at the microscale. The simulation strategies presented range from molecular to continuum models and consider both numerical and exact solution method approaches to coupled systems of equations.

The biological processes covered in this book include digestion, molecular transport, microbial swimming, cilia mediated flow, microscale heat transfer, micro-vascular flow, vesicle dynamics, transport through bio-films and bio-membranes, and microscale growth dynamics.

The book is written for an advanced academic research audience in the fields of engineering (encompassing biomedical, chemical, biological, mechanical, and electrical), biology and mathematics. Although written for, and by, expert researchers, each chapter provides a strong introductory section to ensure accessibility to readers at all levels.



  • Features recent developments in theoretical and computational modeling for clinical researchers and engineers
  • Furthers researcher understanding of fluid flow in biological media and focuses on biofluidics at the microscale
  • Includes chapters expertly authored by internationally recognized authorities in the fundamental and applied fields that are associated with microscale transport in living media
Dr. Becker is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Canterbury. He is an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow and is a recipient of the Royal Society's Marsden Grant. He has held academic positions in Germany, the United States, and New Zealand. His research is primarily in computational and analyt...
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Title:Modeling Of Microscale Transport In Biological ProcessesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:394 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:January 12, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128045957

ISBN - 13:9780128045954

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Table of Contents

  1. Molecular Simulations of Complex Membrane Models

  2. Microbial Strategies for Oil Biodegradation

  3. Modeling and Measurement of Biomolecular Transport and Sensing in Microfluidic Cell Culture and Analysis Systems

  4. Coupling Microscale Transport and Tissue Mechanics: Modeling Strategies for Arterial Multiphysics

  5. Modeling Cystic Fibrosis and Mucociliary Clearance

  6. Intracellular Microfluid Transportation in Fast Growing Pollen Tubes

  7. Microorganisms and Their Response to Stimuli

  8. Nano-Swimmers in Lipid-Bilayer Membranes

  9. Phase Field Modeling of Inhomogeneous Biomembranes in Flow

  10. Modeling and Experimental Analysis of Thermal Therapy during Short Pulse Laser Irradiation

  11. Micro-Scale Bio-Heat Diffusion Using Green's Functions

  12. Microstructural Influences on Growth and Transport in Biological Tissue A Multiscale Description

  13. How Dense Core Vesicles Are Delivered to Axon Terminals A Review of Modeling Approaches

  14. Modeling of Food Digestion