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Computational Hydrodynamics of Capsules and Biological Cells

C. Pozrikidis, editor
Publisher: 
Chapman & Hall/CRC
Publication Date: 
2010
Number of Pages: 
311
Format: 
Hardcover
Series: 
Chapman & Hall/CRC Mathematical and Computational Biology Series
Price: 
129.95
ISBN: 
9781439820056
Category: 
Monograph
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Flow-Induced Deformation of Two-Dimensional Biconcave Capsules, C. Pozrikidis
Introduction
Mathematical framework
Numerical method
Cell shapes and dimensionless numbers
Capsule deformation in infinite shear flow
Capsule motion near a wall
Discussion

Flow-Induced Deformation of Artificial Capsules, D. Barthès-Biesel, J. Walter, and A.-V. Salsac
Introduction
Membrane mechanics
Capsule dynamics in flow
B-spline projection
Coupling finite elements and boundary integrals
Capsule deformation in linear shear flow
Discussion

A High-Resolution Fast Boundary-Integral Method for Multiple Interacting Blood Cells, Jonathan B. Freund and Hong Zhao
Introduction
Mathematical framework
Fast summation in boundary-integral computations
Membrane mechanics
Numerical fidelity
Simulations
Summary and outlook

Simulating Microscopic Hemodynamics and Hemorheology with the Immersed-Boundary Lattice-Boltzmann Method, J. Zhang, P. C. Johnson, and A.S. Popel
Introduction
The lattice-Boltzmann method
The immersed-boundary method
Fluid property updating
Models of RBC mechanics and aggregation
Single cells and groups of cells
Cell suspension flow in microvessels
Summary and discussion

Front-Tracking Methods for Capsules, Vesicles, and Blood Cells, Prosenjit Bagchi
Introduction
Numerical method
Capsule deformation in simple shear flow
Capsule interception
Capsule motion near a wall
Suspension flow in a channel
Rolling on an adhesive substrate
Summary

Dissipative Particle Dynamics Modeling of Red Blood Cells, D.A. Fedosov, B. Caswell, and G.E. Karniadakis
Introduction
Mathematical framework
Membrane mechanical properties
Membrane-solvent interfacial conditions
Numerical and physical scaling
Membrane mechanics
Membrane rheology from twisting torque cytometry
Cell deformation in shear flow
Tube flow
Summary

Simulation of Red Blood Cell Motion in Microvessels and Bifurcations, T.W. Secomb
Introduction
Axisymmetric models for single-file RBC motion
Two-dimensional models for RBC motion
Tank-treading in simple shear flow
Channel flow
Motion through diverging bifurcations
Motion of multiple cells
Discussion

Multiscale Modeling of Transport and Receptor-Mediated Adhesion of Platelets in the Bloodstream, N.A. Mody and M.R. King
Introduction
Mathematical framework
Motion of an oblate spheroid near a wall in shear flow
Brownian motion
Shape and wall effects on hydrodynamic collision
Transient aggregation of two platelets near a wall
Conclusions and future directions

Index

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