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Basic mathematical models and motivations

  • Luca Formaggia
  • Karl Perktold
  • Alfio Quarteroni
Part of the MS&A book series (MS&A, volume 1)

Abstract

As explained in Chapter 1, the cardiovascular system is the main responsible of the transport of various chemicals to and from the various organs, enabling their correct functioning and, in fact, life.

Keywords

Wall Shear Stress Arterial Wall Control Volume Recirculation Region Carotid Bifurcation 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Italia, Milano 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Luca Formaggia
    • 1
  • Karl Perktold
    • 2
  • Alfio Quarteroni
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.MOX, Department of MathematicsPolitecnico di MilanoItaly
  2. 2.Institute of MathematicsGraz University of TechnologyAustria
  3. 3.CMCS-IACSEPFLLausanneSwitzerland

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