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An Automated Three-Dimensional Particle Tracking Technique for the Study of Modeled Arterial Flow Fields

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R. Tsao, D. P. Giddens

Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218

S. A. Jones

Department of Biomedical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205

C. K. Zarins

Division of Vascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305

S. Glagov

Department of Pathology, The University of Chicago, School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637

J Biomech Eng 117(2), 211-218 (May 01, 1995) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2796003 History: Received October 22, 1993; Revised June 12, 1994; Online October 30, 2007

Abstract

An automated three-dimensional particle tracking technique has been developed to study particle motion in modeled flow fields. A high speed video recording system, Kodak Ektapro 1000, with two cameras airanged relatively orthogonally is used for this technique. The particle tracking data are compared to theoretical Poiseuille flow and to laser Doppler data from an axisymmetric stenosis model. The particle tracking data are in good agreement with both theoretical and laser Doppler data, and at least 79 percent of the particle paths were determined successfully. Fluid dynamic properties derived by this technique are: 3-D particle paths, velocity, and particle residence time.

Copyright © 1995 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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