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MedE/BE/Ae 243
Physiological Mechanics
9 units (3-0-6)  | second term
Prerequisites: Ae/APh/CE/ME 101 abc or equivalent or ChE 103 a.

Internal flows: steady and pulsatile blood flow in compliant vessels, internal flows in organisms. Fluid dynamics of the human circulatory system: heart, veins, and arteries (microcirculation). Mass and momentum transport across membranes and endothelial layers. Fluid mechanics of the respiratory system. Renal circulation and circulatory system. Biological pumps. Low and High Reynolds number locomotion.

Instructor: Staff