This book introduces concepts and techniques for mathematical modeling of the respiratory system, using differential equations, resistive networks and other mathematical tools. Offers state-of-the-art modeling techniques, and several detailed exercises.
Bertrand Maury is Professor of Mathematics at the Universite Paris-Sud, Orsay (France). He is also adjunct Professor at the Ecole Polytechnique, Docent Professor at the University of Jyvaskyla (Finland), and junior member of the Institut Universitaire de France. His domains of interest extend from Computational Fluid Dynamics and Numerical Analysis, to modeling in life sciences and Optimal Transportation.