Course_Introduction_Summer_08 - BEE 331 Bio-fluid Mechanics...

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BEE 331 Bio-fluid Mechanics Kifle Gebremedhin Professor
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Course Objectives Introduce bio-fluid mechanics and its relevance to the field of biological and environmental engineering, Learn the fundamental principles underlying fluid flow, Learn the application of the fundamental principles to biological systems (e.g. blood flow in the cardiovascular system, gas exchange in the lungs and fluid flow through the kidneys).
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Fluid Properties and Measurements Static Fluids Fluid Dynamics Laminar & Turbulent Flow Surface Resistance Boundary Layer Newtonian & Non- Newtonian Flow Continuity Bernoulli Navier-Stokes Dimensional Analysis Similarity Solutions Momentum Applications Kidney Pulmonary System Cardiovascular System Blood Flow Potential Flow Principles
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The course covers:
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Challenges in Fluid Mechanics? Exciting field because of its application in medicine such as drug delivery. Transport of biomolecules at the molecular, cellular and/or tissue levels. Design and develop novel biotransport devices for biomedical, biological (including bioenergy) applications. Fluid flow in biological or bioenvironmental systems at low and high Reynolds numbers.
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rerequisites: alculus through differential equations NGRD 202 (Mechanics of solids) eeting Times: ectures M-F 12:00 -1:45, Riley-Robb Hall Room 105
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