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Computational Fluid and Particle Dynamics in the Human Respiratory System

by Tu, Jiyuan.
Authors: Inthavong, Kiao.%author. | Ahmadi, Goodarz.%author. | SpringerLink (Online service) Series: Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering, 1618-7210 Physical details: XVIII, 374 p. 251 illus., 115 illus. in color. online resource. ISBN: 9400744889 Subject(s): Engineering. | Human physiology. | Hydraulic engineering. | Biomedical engineering. | Engineering. | Engineering Fluid Dynamics. | Human Physiology. | Numerical and Computational Physics. | Biomedical Engineering. | Medical and Radiation Physics.
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From the Contents: Computational Fluid Particle Dynamics (CFPD) – An Introduction: What is CFPD -- The Human Respiratory System: Introduction -- Anatomy of the respiratory system.- Reconstruction of the Human Airways: Introduction -- Medical image acquisition -- Generation of Computational Mesh for CFPD Simulation: Introduction -- Mesh types -- Fundamentals of Fluid Dynamics: Introduction -- Fluid dynamics and governing equations -- Fundamentals of Particle Dynamics: Particle dynamics and mathematical models -- Particle trajectory models -- Continuum approach -- Modelling of further particle physics -- Basic Computational Methods: Introduction -- Case studies in the human airways: Introduction -- Modelling inhalation and heat transfer in the nasal cavity -- Inhalation of toxic particles and the effects of particle morphology -- Optimisation of nasal drug delivery -- Advanced Topics and Future Trends: Moving and Deforming Mesh -- Fluid-Structure Interaction.

Traditional research methodologies in the human respiratory system have always been challenging due to their invasive nature. Recent advances in medical imaging and computational fluid dynamics (CFD) have accelerated this research. This book compiles and details recent advances in the modelling of the respiratory system for researchers, engineers, scientists, and health practitioners. It breaks down the complexities of this field and provides both students and scientists with an introduction and starting point to the physiology of the respiratory system, fluid dynamics and advanced CFD modeling tools. In addition to a brief introduction to the physics of the respiratory system and an overview of computational methods, the book contains best-practice guidelines for establishing high-quality computational models and simulations. Inspiration for new simulations can be gained through innovative case studies as well as hands-on practice using pre-made computational code. Last but not least, students and researchers are presented the latest biomedical research activities, and the computational visualizations will enhance their understanding of physiological functions of the respiratory system.

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