Accession Number : AD0716598

Title :   Continuum Mechanics in Biomedical Systems.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Oct 66-30 Jun 70,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV SAN DIEGO LA JOLLA DEPT OF THE AEROSPACE AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING SCIENCES

Personal Author(s) : Fung,Y. C.

Report Date : 31 AUG 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 26

Abstract : This report summarizes the work performed in the areas of microcirculation, peristalsis, mechanical properties of soft tissues, and the mechanics of the heart muscle. An evaluation of the work accomplished under this grant against the general background of biomechanics research is given. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*BIOLOGY, *CONTINUUM MECHANICS), MECHANICAL ORGANS, BLOOD CIRCULATION, TISSUES(BIOLOGY), HEART, MUSCLES, CONTRACTION, PHYSIOLOGY, FLUID MECHANICS, FLUID FLOW, RHEOLOGY, CAPILLARIES

Subject Categories : Biomedical Instrumentation and Bioengineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE