A Predictive Scheme for Flow in Arterial Bifurcations: Comparison with Laboratory Measurements
This is an initial study of overall prediction exercise to simulate blood flow through three-dimensional arterial bifurcations, ASTEC code is used with finite element grid definition and finite difference solution methods. Results are compared with laboratory measurements of Ku and Liepsch for T-junctions. Comparison is excellent for two-dimensional steady flow tests, and very good for three-dimensional pulsatile flows.
KeywordsSecondary Flow Pulsatile Flow Flow Rate Ratio Axial Velocity Profile Secondary Velocity
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