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Porous media : applications in biological systems and biotechnology / editor, Kambiz Vafai.

Publication:
Boca Raton : Taylor & Francis, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (602 p.)
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Subjects:
Biomedical materials.
Biotechnology -- Materials.
Porous materials -- Fluid dynamics.
Porous materials -- Thermal properties.
Tissue engineering.
Biofilms.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Presenting state-of-the-art research advancements, Porous Media: Applications in Biological Systems and Biotechnology explores innovative approaches to effectively apply existing porous media technologies to biomedical applications. In each peer-reviewed chapter, world-class scientists and engineers collaborate to address significant problems and discuss exciting research in biological systems.The book begins with discussions on bioheat transfer equations for blood flows and surrounding biological tissue, the concept of electroporation, hydrodynamic modeling o
Contents:
Front cover; Contents; Preface; Editor; Contributors; Chapter 1: A General Set of Bioheat Transfer EquationsBased on the Volume Averaging Theory; Chapter 2: Mathematical Models of Mass Transferin Tissue for Molecular Medicine with Reversible Electroporation; Chapter 3: Hydrodynamics in Porous Media with Applications to Tissue Engineering; Chapter 4: Biomedical Implications of the Porosity of Microbial Biofilms; Chapter 5: Influence of Biofilms on Porous Media Hydrodynamics; Chapter 6: Using Porous Media Theory to Determinethe Coil Volume Needed to Arrest Flow in Brain Aneurysms
Chapter 7: Lagrangian Particle Methods for Biological SystemsChapter 8: Passive Mass Transport Processes in CellularMembranes and their Biophysical Implications; Chapter 9: Skin Electroporation: Modeling Perspectives; Chapter 10: Application of Porous Media Theories in Marine Biological Modeling; Chapter 11: The Transport of Insulin-Like Growth Factor through Cartilage; Chapter 12: Biotechnological and BiomedicalApplications of Magnetically Stabilized and Fluidized Beds; Chapter 13: In Situ Characterizations of Porous Mediafor Applications in Biofuel Cells: Issues and Challenges
Chapter 14: Spatial Pattern Formation of MotileMicroorganisms: From GravitacticBioconvection to Protozoan Culture DynamicsBack cover
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
A CRC title.
Contributor:
Vafai, K. (Kambiz)
ISBN:
0-429-14162-9
1-4200-6542-4
OCLC:
670283596
Publisher Number:
10.1201/9781420065428 doi