ASME Centennial Historical Perspective Paper: The Lung—A Perspective of Biomechanics Development

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Y. C. Fung

Department of AMES/Bioengineering, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, Calif. 92093

J Biomech Eng 103(2), 91-96 (May 01, 1981) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3138266 History: Received February 03, 1981; Online June 15, 2009


This article discusses the flow of gas, blood, and water in the lung from the point of view of the development of biomechanics. History is reviewed in order to gain a perspective of the present and the future.

Copyright © 1981 by ASME
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