0
TECHNICAL PAPERS

Finite-Element Simulation of Cooling of Realistic 3-D Human Head and Neck

[+] Author and Article Information
Brian H. Dennis

Frontier Simulation Software for Industrial Science, Collaborative Research Center, Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo, 4-6-1 Komaba, Muguro-ku, Tokyo 153-8505, Japan

Robert C. Eberhart

Department of Surgery and Biomedical Engineering Program, The University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, TX 75390-9130

George S. Dulikravich

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, MAIDO Institute, The University of Texas at Arlington, UTA Box 19018, Arlington, TX 76019

Steve W. Radons

Research & Development, Medtronic Physio-Control Corporation, 11811 Willows Road NE, P.O. Box 97006, Redmond, WA 98073-9706

J Biomech Eng 125(6), 832-840 (Jan 09, 2004) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1634991 History: Received June 17, 2002; Revised July 25, 2003; Online January 09, 2004
Copyright © 2003 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.

References

Figures

Grahic Jump Location
View of the triangular surface mesh of the realistic human head 1314
Grahic Jump Location
Temperature monitor points on a vertical symmetry slice taken in the middle of head
Grahic Jump Location
Temperature evolution at monitor points in the brain for Case 1 (no tissue perfusion and θsurf=0°C)
Grahic Jump Location
Temperature contours on slice through middle of head for Case 1 (no tissue perfusion and θsurf=0°C) after 30 min of cooling
Grahic Jump Location
Temperature contours on slice through middle of head for Case 1 (no tissue perfusion and θsurf=0°C) after 70 min of cooling
Grahic Jump Location
Power transferred across surface of the head for Case 1 (no tissue perfusion and θsurf=0°C)
Grahic Jump Location
Temperature evolution at monitor points in the brain and power transferred across surface of the head for Case 2 (tissue perfusion with θsurf=0°C and θart=35°C)
Grahic Jump Location
Temperature evolution at monitor points in the brain and power transferred across surface of the head for Case 3 (tissue perfusion with θsurf=0°C and θart=33°C)
Grahic Jump Location
Temperature contours on a slice through middle of the head for Case 3 (tissue perfusion with θsurf=0°C and θart=33°C) after 4 min of cooling
Grahic Jump Location
Temperature contours on a slice through middle of the head for Case 3 (tissue perfusion with θsurf=0°C and θart=33°C) after 8 min of cooling
Grahic Jump Location
Temperature evolution at monitor points in the brain and power transferred across surface of the head for Case 4 (tissue perfusion with θsurf=0°C and θart=31°C)
Grahic Jump Location
Temperature evolution at monitor points in the brain and power transferred across surface of the head for Case 5 with cooled helmet (no tissue perfusion with θsurf=0°C and surface heat transfer coefficient hsurf=25.0 W m−2 °C−1)
Grahic Jump Location
Temperature evolution at monitor points in the brain for Case 6 with cooled helmet (tissue perfusion with θsurf=0°C,hsurf=25.0 W m−2 °C−1 and θart=37°C at all internal elements of the head)
Grahic Jump Location
Temperature evolution at monitor points in the brain for Case 7 with cooled helmet (tissue perfusion with θsurf=0°C,hsurf=46.0 W m−2 °C−1 and θart=37°C at all internal elements of the head)
Grahic Jump Location
Triangular surface mesh for neck model
Grahic Jump Location
Material regions and geometry for the idealized neck model
Grahic Jump Location
Steady-state isotherms on neck slice that passes through both vein and artery (Vmax=0.5 m/s) for Case 8 (no tissue perfusion and θsurf=0°C)
Grahic Jump Location
Artery outlet temperature profile along the artery diameter in the x-direction for various values of peak blood velocity for Case 8 (no tissue perfusion and θsurf=0°C)

Tables

Errata

Discussions

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related Journal Articles
Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In