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    Transport Phenomena in Biological Systems


Presenting engineering fundamentals and biological applications in a unified way, this book provides learners 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.For researchers in biomedical engineering.

Author Biography

The authors are faculty members in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Duke University.  The authors are leaders in their respective fields of research and their research has involved various aspects of momentum and mass transport related to biological phenomena and technologies.

Table of Contents

Previous Edition TOC
Introduction to Physiological Fluid Mechanics
Conservation and Momentum Balances
Conservation Relations for Fluid Transport, Dimensional Analysis and Scaling
Macroscopic Form of Conservation Relations and Applications of Momentum Transport
Fluid Flow in the Circulation and Tissues
Fundamentals and Applications of Mass Transport
Introduction to Mass Transport
Diffusion with Convection or Electrical Potentials
Transport in Porous Media
Transvascular Transport
Solvent and Solute Transport across the Kidney Glomerulus
The Effect of Mass Transport Upon Biochemical Interactions
Mass Transport and Biochemical Interactions
Oxygen Transport from the Lungs to the Tissues
Ligand-Receptor Kinetics on the Cell Surface and Molecular Transport within Cells
Cell Adhesion and Cell Signaling
Transport of Drugs and Macromolecules in Tumors
Transport in Organs and Organisms
Heat Transfer in Biological Systems
Relevant Mathematical Concepts
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