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Title Porous media : applications in biological systems and biotechnology / edited by Kambiz Vafai
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, [2011]
©2011
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Description 1 online resource (xxxii, 599 pages) : illustrations
Contents A general set of bioheat transfer equations based on the volume averaging theory / Akira Nakayama, Fujio Kuwahara, and Wei Liu -- Mathematical models of mass transfer in tissue for molecular medicine with reversible electroporation / Yair Granot and Boris Rubinsky -- Hydrodynamics in porous media with applications to tissue engineering / C. Oddou [and others] -- Biomedical implications of the porosity of microbial biofilms / H. Ben-Yoav, N. Cohen-Hadar, and Amihay Freeman -- Influence of biofilms on porous media hydrodynamics / Robin Gerlach and Alfred B. Cunningham -- Using porous media theory to determine the coil volume needed to arrest flow in brain aneurysms / Khalil M. Khanafer and Ramon Berguer -- Lagrangian particle methods for biological systems / Alexandre M. Tartakovsky, Zhijie Xu, and Paul Meakin -- Passive mass transport processes in cellular membranes and their biophysical implications / Armin Kargol and Marian Kargol -- Skin electroporation: modeling perspectives / S.M. Becker and A.V. Kuznetsov -- Application of porous media theories in marine biological modeling / Arzhang Khalili [and others] -- The transport of insulin-like growth factor through cartilage / Lihai Zhang [and others] -- Biotechnical and biomedical applications of magnetically stabilized and fluidized beds / Teresa Castelo-Grande [and others] -- In situ characterizations of porous media for applications in biofuel cells: issues and challenges / Bor Yann Liaw -- Spatial pattern formation of motile microorganisms: from gravitactic bioconvection to Protozoan culture dynamics / Tri Nguyen-Quang, Frederic Guichard, and The Hung Nguyen
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Biofilms.
Biomedical materials.
Biotechnology -- Materials.
Porous materials -- Fluid dynamics.
Porous materials -- Thermal properties.
Tissue engineering.
Biocompatible Materials.
Biofilms.
Biotechnology.
Porosity.
Tissue Engineering.
Form Electronic book
Author Vafai, K. (Kambiz)
ISBN 1420065424 (electronic bk.)
9781420065428 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)