This book is the first volume of the Bioengineering and Biomedical
Engineering Book Series.
the Series Editor, and to set a good
have taken the task
writing yet another book on the
The contents of this book extends from
"Arterial System Dynamics",
my first book published some fifteen years ago, to distinctly different
the microcirculation and the venous system,
well as the
The vascular system is indeed
vast, that a binocular vision is often
needed to unravel the mystery of the many concurrent interactions
occurring at different sites of the vascular tree.
This becomes more
challenging with the imposition of studying its dynamic phenomena.
mathematical techniques to formulate the physical principles involved in
the structural and functional correlates of the underlying physiology. The
intriguing control and geometric perspectives are also included wherever
possible. The book also serves as a companion text to
Circulation: Physical Principles and Clinical Applications".
Selected topics and references are provided,
and the readers
are not overwhelmed by the otherwise exhaustive presentations of the
many observed phenomena and the subsequent diverse interpretations of
their origins and mechanisms.
hope professionals and students in the field of bioengineering and
biomedical engineering, biomathematics,
and medicine will find this book a relevant source of