Acta Mechanica Sinica

, Volume 5, Issue 3, pp 285–292 | Cite as

A coupling model of left ventricle and arterial system

  • Liu Zhaorong
  • Zhou Yongsheng


A simple left ventricular model and a systemic arterial model of a tapered tube with eight branches are used in this paper which are combined into a mathematical coupling model of heart and arterial system to study the interaction of the heart and the arterial system.

Key Words

ventricular and vascular coupling mathematical model pulse wave afterload 


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© Chinese Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Liu Zhaorong
    • 1
  • Zhou Yongsheng
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Applied MechanicsFudan UniversityFudanChina

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