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Unformatted text preview: through an array of vessels in parallel. The number of vessels in the array at each level (terminal artery, arteriole, and capillary) is the number that is required to have the same total cross-sectional area as the aorta. c. Repeat the calculation in part a, again assuming that the 5 L/min flow goes through an array of vessels. The number of vessels in the array at each level is the number required to achieve the velocity levels listed in Table 8.3....
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- Spring '08