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Unformatted text preview: 3. Understand the importance of laminar flow. 4. Understand how the hematocrit affects blood flow. III. Sample Problems: 1. What effect would dilation of the pulmonary capillaries have on left atrial filling pressure? 2. How is tissue perfusion related to vessel diameter and blood pressure? 3. What reasons could explain the increase in blood pressure seen in arteriosclerosis caused by plaques on the walls of blood vessels? file:///C|/WINWORD/COURSES/31107/Lec24-07.htm8/15/2007 10:24:09 AM...
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2009 for the course BIO 311 taught by Professor Baustian during the Fall '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Fall '08