Flow-Induced Endothelial Surface Reorganization and Minimization of Entropy Generation Rate

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Haidong Liu, Uichiro Narusawa

Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts 02115

J Biomech Eng 126(3), 346-350 (Jun 24, 2004) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1762895 History: Received September 03, 2003; Revised December 05, 2003; Online June 24, 2004
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Grahic Jump Location
LEGP (solid) and TEG (dotted) vs λx. (LEGP and TEG are normalized with respect to values at λx=10 [μm].)η⁁=0.885 [μm],S=716.2 [μm2].
Grahic Jump Location
Distribution of the local rate of entropy generation (LEG) along x-axis (dotted line I) and along z-axis (solid line II) over one half wavelengths. LEG normalized with respect to LEGP. η⁁=0.885 [μm],λx×λz=36.847 [μm]×19.480 [μm].



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