On Steady and Pulsatile Flow of Blood

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T. Ariman

Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Ind.

M. A. Turk

American Oil Company, Whiting, Ind.

N. D. Sylvester

Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Okla.

J. Appl. Mech 41(1), 1-7 (Mar 01, 1974) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3423224 History: Received January 01, 1973; Revised April 01, 1973; Online July 12, 2010


The steady and pulsatile flow of blood through small rigid, circular tubes has been analysed by a microcontinuum approach. The exact solutions for velocity and cell rotational velocity are obtained. A comparison of the theoretical velocity profiles with the experimentally determined profiles for both steady and pulsatile blood flow is quite encouraging.

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