The Physics of heart and circulation

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  • Heart -- Contraction.,
  • Heart -- Electric properties.,
  • Blood -- Rheology.,
  • Blood -- Circulation.,
  • Electrocardiography.,
  • Heart -- physiology.,
  • Blood Circulation.,
  • Biophysics.,
  • Models, Theoretical.

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Statementedited by Jan Strackee and Nico Westerhof.
SeriesMedical science series
ContributionsStrackee, Jan, 1924-, Westerhof, N.
LC ClassificationsQP111.4 .P52 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 502 p. :
Number of Pages502
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1394317M
ISBN 10075030278X
ISBN 109780750302784
LC Control Number93001544

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It starts by consideringBrand: Springer-Verlag London. The heart muscle contracts which causes a decrease in volume in the respective heart chamber Increse in pressure closes inlet valve and opens outlet valve.

ven+rtcle The amount of work for the heart muscle can be calculated from the force F of the muscle: Fdr the work can be expressed in terms of pressure P on the surface area of the heart chamber.

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Its major com-ponents are the heart—a hollow muscular pump—. Mar 11,  · Differential equations for the cardiovascular system are derived by applying the continuity equation of fluid mechanics to the rate of blood flow and variation of blood volume in different parts of the system.

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THE CARDIAC CYCLE 1. The cardiac cycle is the sequence of events in one heartbeat. In its simplest form, the cardiac cycle is the simultaneous contraction of both atria, followed a fraction of a second later by the simultaneous contraction of both ventricles. The heart consists of cardiac muscle cells that connect with each other – they are branched – and.

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Garner. This is known as single cycle circulation. The heart of fish is, therefore, only a single pump (consisting of two chambers).

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After moving through the pulmonary circuit, oxygen-rich blood in the left ventricle leaves the heart via the aorta. This blood is circulated from the aorta to the rest of the body by various major and minor arteries.Circulation is irrotational flow, vortices are rotational and are found in the boundary layer.

The flux of the vorticity is circulation. In aerodynamic applications, I find it helps to understand its physical meaning by dividing the circulation by the distance it acts over (i.e.

the .Blood is pumped away from the heart at high pressure in arteries, and returns to the heart at low pressure in veins. Systemic circulation between the heart and other organs Physics (Single.

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