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Transport phenomena in biomedical engineering : artificial organ design and development and tissue engineering / Kal Renganathan Sharma.

Author/Creator:
Sharma, Kal Renganathan.
Publication:
New York : McGraw-Hill, c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
xvii, 488 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Biological transport.
Transport theory.
Biomedical engineering.
Artificial organs.
Tissue engineering.
Medical subjects:
Biological Transport -- physiology.
Artificial Organs.
Body Fluids -- metabolism.
Cell Membrane -- metabolism.
Drug Delivery Systems.
Tissue Engineering -- methods.
Summary:
"Transport phenomena refer to fluid mechanics within living organisms. This text offers in-depth coverage of the flow of body fluids, drug delivery systems, and design of artificial organs"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Fundamentals of fluid mechanics
Principles of diffusion
Osmotic pressure, solvent permeability, and solute transport
Rheology of blood and transport
Gas transport
Pharmacokinetic study
Tissue design
Bioartificial organ design
Bioheat transport.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Albert E. Visk, W'28, Memorial Book Fund.
Contributor:
Albert E. Visk, W'28, Memorial Book Fund.
ISBN:
9780071663977 (hardback : alk. paper)
0071663975 (hardback : alk. paper)
OCLC:
466354601
Publisher Number:
99939196693
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