Blood Flow in Large Vessels
Recall from week 2, if the fluid is Newtonian, lamina (e.g. NR is small): What if you have a non-Newtonian solution (e.g. blood) with Newtonian components?
blood / plasma = relative viscosity of blood
Viscosity is not an int
Cells in Action
Once stuck to a surface, leukocytes must "invade" the tissue Invasion occurs by a mechanical change in the cell: motile (crawling) What causes this? Does it have any mechanical effect?
Cells on the Move
Actin at the Cel
The Worm-like Chain Model
F r(s) z
^ z For forces > k T/P, the force-extension behavior of the 2 L 2 (effective energy of a Elatic from the ) chain can be obtained=1 Er s d F e s I 2 s- z k T 20 s stretched WLC: B At high forces, the extension of the WLC
Model: Heart Failure Treatment June 2009 John T. Watson, Ph.D.
Paramount: Patient's Quality of Life Public Health Need: Heart Failure Bioengineering a Biomechanical
BENG 112B Homework #6
S 2009 Due Thursday 5/28 before class
Suggested Reading: 1. Theret and Sato papers on WebCT (for previous week) 2. Boal Chpt. 9, 10 (this week) Analysis Problems: 1. Using the micropipette aspiration data in table 1, det
BENG 112B Homework #7
S 2009 Due Thursday 6/4 before class
Suggested Reading: Boal Chpt. 2.4, 8.5 (this week) AFM Demo Problem: You've been provided with a data set that contains unfolding curves for a diseased and normal patient. The disease
BENG 112B Homework #5
S 2009 Due Tuesday 5/19 before class
Analysis Problem: As in Homework 2, you have a system that obeys the Navier-Stokes equation (shown at right in pink) and has a body force. The pressure at the top plate is 100 mm Hg a