Sharma, Kal Renganathan.

Transport phenomena in biomedical engineering : artificial organ design and development and tissue engineering / Kal Renganathan Sharma. - New York : McGraw-Hill, 2010. - xvii, 488 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Fundamentals of fluid mechanics -- Principles of diffusion -- Osmotic pressure, solvent permeability, and solute transport -- Rheology of blood and transport -- Gas transport -- Pharmacokinetic study -- Tissue design -- Bioartificial organ design -- Bioheat transport.

"Transport phenomena refer to fluid mechanics within living organisms. This text offers in-depth coverage of the flow of body fluids, drug delivery systems, and design of artificial organs"--Provided by publisher.

9780071663977 (hardback : alk. paper) 0071663975 (hardback : alk. paper)


Biological transport.
Transport theory.
Biomedical engineering.
Artificial organs.
Tissue engineering.
Biological Transport--physiology.
Body Fluids--metabolism.
Cell Membrane--metabolism.
Drug delivery systems.
Tissue Engineering--methods.

R857.B52 / S53 2010

610.28 / S53