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Blood Flow in Small Curved Tubes

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C. Y. Wang

Departments of Mathematics and Physiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824

J. B. Bassingthwaighte

Center for Bioengineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195

J Biomech Eng 125(6), 910-913 (Jan 09, 2004) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1634992 History: Received September 05, 2002; Revised August 01, 2003; Online January 09, 2004
Copyright © 2003 by ASME
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(a) The curved tube coordinates (r,θ,s). The direction s is along the center line. (b) Axial cross section showing two fluid regions and the blunted velocity profile.
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Typical velocity profiles (δ=0.1,α=3.2,θ=0). The first-order correction w1 due to curvature is anti-symmetric.
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The flow rate as a function of δ. (α=3.317).q0 is for the straight tube, q2 is the correction due to curvature.
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Relative apparent viscosity as a function of diameter –glass tube experiments 10, [[dashed_line]] Eq. (A8)

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