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BME 121Quantitative Physiology: Organ Transport SystemsFinal ExamWinter 2017March 24thName: _______________________________ID #:_______________________________I attest that I am registered for this course and am the person listed above.Signature: ____________________________1
1. True or False with short answer justification (20 points, 4 points each)Read each question carefully, answer true or false (1 point), AND justify answer in 1-2sentences (3 points)A.The total energy of a fluid can come in three different forms, all of which depend directlyon fluid volume.
B.Blood is a complex fluid that exhibits non-Newtonian behavior under all conditions.
C.The mean arterial pressure is the average pressure driving force dictating blood flowthrough the arteries, and progressively decreases from the aorta through the arterioles.
D.From a mechanical standpoint, arteries and veins can both be described by a constantcompliance under all conditions, and the only difference between the vessel types isthat the compliance is larger for veins.

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