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United States ed of 2nd revised ed
Table Of Contents
Previous Edition TOC 1. Introduction. A. INTRODUCTION TO PHYSIOLOGICAL FLUID MECHANICS. 2. Conservation and Momentum Balances. 3. Conservation Relations for Fluid Transport, Dimensional Analysis and Scaling. 4. Macroscopic Form of Conservation Relations and Applications of Momentum Transport. 5. Fluid Flow in the Circulation and Tissues. B. FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS OF MASS TRANSPORT. 6. Introduction to Mass Transport. 7. Diffusion with Convection or Electrical Potentials. 8. Transport in Porous Media. 9. Transvascular Transport. 10. Solvent and Solute Transport across the Kidney Glomerulus. C. THE EFFECT OF MASS TRANSPORT UPON BIOCHEMICAL INTERACTIONS. 11. Mass Transport and Biochemical Interactions. 12. Oxygen Transport from the Lungs to the Tissues. 13. Ligand-Receptor Kinetics on the Cell Surface and Molecular Transport within Cells. 14. Cell Adhesion and Cell Signaling. 15. Transport of Drugs and Macromolecules in Tumors. 16. Transport in Organs and Organisms. 17. Heat Transfer in Biological Systems. Appendix. Relevant Mathematical Concepts.
The authors are faculty members in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Duke University. The authors are leaders in their respective fields of research and their research has involved various aspects of momentum and mass transport related to biological phenomena and technologies.