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By Ashim Datta, Vineet Rakesh

Prepared round challenge fixing, this publication lightly introduces the reader to computational simulation of biomedical shipping strategies, bridging basic thought with real-world functions. utilizing this booklet the reader will achieve an entire starting place to the topic, beginning with challenge simplification, imposing it in software program, via to reading the implications, validation, and optimization. Ten case experiences, targeting rising components akin to thermal remedy and drug supply, with effortless to persist with step by step directions, offer ready-to-use templates for additional functions. answer procedure utilizing the widely used device COMSOL Multiphysics is defined intimately; necessary biomedical estate info and correlations are incorporated; and history conception details is given on the finish of the e-book for simple reference. a mix of brief and prolonged workouts make this booklet a whole direction package deal for undergraduate and starting graduate scholars in biomedical and biochemical engineering curricula, in addition to a self-study consultant.

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2 which is placed over teeth to remove unwanted stains. Hydrogen peroxide from the strip diffuses into the teeth and reacts with the stain (an organic material), thus removing the stain and whitening the teeth. We would like to know the rate of diffusion of the hydrogen peroxide into the teeth over time which will provide the time needed to whiten them. This is the problem in the physical world, as shown on the left side of the figure. , develop a problem formulation). 2 shows the mathematical equivalent, or analog, that is achieved after many simplifications of the real process.

Guidelines on performing the primary steps of problem formulation (geometry, governing equations, boundary conditions and properties) are provided in this chapter, Chapters 7–9 on theory and various software implementations in Chapters 2, 3 and 6. 4 Relationship between the components of problem formulation and their software implementation, as presented in various chapters. Cross-references between chapters on a topic are highlighted throughout the chapters. For example, boundary conditions are introduced in Chapter 1, its general implementation in COMSOL is discussed in Chapter 2, more specific implementations discussed in Case studies in Chapter 6 and its theoretical description is provided in Chapter 7.

1 Heat transfer and thermal therapy Heat transfer refers to movement of thermal energy due to conduction, convection or radiation. Thermal therapy is any treatment or technique that elevates or decreases cell/tissue temperature for some length of time with an ultimate therapeutic goal. Thermal therapy can include hyperthermia, tissue coagulation and ablation as well as ultrasonic, laser, radiofrequency and microwave heating to destroy tissue, plus cryosurgery, burn therapy, bone growth stimulation, wound healing and thermally mediated gene therapy.

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