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Mai T. Lam
The goal of this work is to develop a computer modeling component for a particular regenerative-mechanics laboratory. The project consists of simulating the fluid mechanics of blood through healthy and atherosclerotic blood vessels. The blood vessels are modeled using computer-aided-design software and blood flow through the vessels are simulated with finite-element software. The models are highly idealized but offer some insight into the fluid dynamics in a stenotic vessel. The hope is that the computer models will provide a foundation for the continual development of these and other models to aid with decisions related to research and design in the laboratory.
Gullette, Sean Paul, "Simulating Blood Flow Through Stenotic Vessels Using A Finite Element Solver" (2019). Wayne State University Theses. 705.