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Mathematical Foundations and Biomechanics of the Digestive System (Hardback)

Roustem N. Miftahof, Hong Gil Nam

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ISBN 10: 0521116627 / ISBN 13: 9780521116626
Edité par CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, United Kingdom, 2010
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Language: English . Brand New Book. Mathematical modelling of physiological systems promises to advance our understanding of complex biological phenomena and pathophysiology of diseases. In this book, the authors adopt a mathematical approach to characterize and explain the functioning of the gastrointestinal system. Using the mathematical foundations of thin shell theory, the authors patiently and comprehensively guide the reader through the fundamental theoretical concepts, via step-by-step derivations and mathematical exercises, from basic theory to complex physiological models. Applications to nonlinear problems related to the biomechanics of abdominal viscera and the theoretical limitations are discussed. Special attention is given to questions of complex geometry of organs, effects of boundary conditions on pellet propulsion, as well as to clinical conditions, e.g. functional dyspepsia, intestinal dysrhythmias and the effect of drugs to treat motility disorders. With end of chapter problems, this book is ideal for bioengineers and applied mathematicians. N° de réf. du libraire AAA9780521116626

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Titre : Mathematical Foundations and Biomechanics of...

Éditeur : CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, United Kingdom

Date d'édition : 2010

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre :New

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Mathematical modelling of physiological systems promises to advance our understanding of complex biological phenomena and pathophysiology of diseases. In this book, the authors adopt a mathematical approach to characterize and explain the functioning of the gastrointestinal system. Using the mathematical foundations of thin shell theory, the authors patiently and comprehensively guide the reader through the fundamental theoretical concepts, via step-by-step derivations and mathematical exercises, from basic theory to complex physiological models. Applications to nonlinear problems related to the biomechanics of abdominal viscera and the theoretical limitations are discussed. Special attention is given to questions of complex geometry of organs, effects of boundary conditions on pellet propulsion, as well as to clinical conditions, e.g. functional dyspepsia, intestinal dysrhythmias and the effect of drugs to treat motility disorders. With end of chapter problems, this book is ideal for bioengineers and applied mathematicians.

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Mathematical models are used to explain and study organ biomechanics of the abdominal viscera. Beginning with the fundamentals of thin shell theory, it leads to description of the function of abdominal organs. Finite deformations, effects of boundary conditions, electrodynamics dynamics, related medical conditions and effects of drugs are investigated.

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