Catalogue 2014 - 2015

BME 452 Biofluid Mechanics

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

BME 251

Course Description

This course will cover the principles of fluid statics and dynamics and their application to the human circulatory system. Topics will include the rheological properties of blood, models of flow of blood in large and small vessels, flow through prosthetic devices (e.g. heart valves), and alterations in flow due to disease.