Transport Phenomena in Biological Systems

ISBN-10: 0130422045

ISBN-13: 9780130422040

Edition: 2004

Authors: George A. Truskey, Fan Yuan, David F. Katz

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For one-semester, advanced undergraduate/graduate courses in Biotransport Engineering. Presenting engineering fundamentals and biological applications in a unified way, this text provides students with the skills necessary to develop and critically analyze models of biological transport and reaction processes. It covers topics in fluid mechanics, mass transport, and biochemical interactions, with engineering concepts motivated by specific biological problems.
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Book details

List price: $157.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 12/23/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 816
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.344
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
Introduction to Physiological Fluid Mechanics
Conservation Relations and Momentum Balances
Conservation Relations for Fluid Transport, Dimensional Analysis, and Scaling
Approximate Methods for the Analysis of Complex Physiological Flow
Fluid Flow in the Circulation and Tissues
Fundamentals and Applications of Mass Transport in Biological Systems
Mass Transport in Biological Systems
Diffusion with Convection or Electrical Potentials
Transport in Porous Media
Transvascular Transport
The Effect of Mass Transport upon Biochemical Interactions
Mass Transport and Biochemical Interactions
Cell Surface Ligand-Receptor Kinetics and Molecular Transport within Cells
Cell Adhesion
Transport in Organs
Transport of Gases between Blood and Tissues
Transport in the Kidneys
Drug Transport in Solid Tumors
Transport in Organs and Organisms
Mathematical Background
Review of Calculus and Solution of Ordinary Differential Equations
Solution of Partial Differential Equations by the Method of Separation of Variables
Basics of Vectors and Tensors
Introduction to MATLAB
References
Index
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