Computer graphics approach for understanding prosthetic heart valve characteristics

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Publication Type Technical report
School or College College of Engineering
Department Computing, School of
Creator Au, Anthony Dick-Kau, 1947-
Title Computer graphics approach for understanding prosthetic heart valve characteristics
Date 1972-06
Description Abstract: Fluid dynamics principles and numerical analysis techniques are applied in a study of stress distribution in blood caused by the motion of the occluder within the cage of a prosthetic heart valve model. An interactive computer graphics program is developed for the simulation of the flow process and the pictorial representation of the solution for analysis. Resulting graphics displays show the stree distributions and other flow parameters which describe the movement of a disc occluder from full-closed position to an almost full-open position. The possible contributions of this study to the understanding of hemolysis and thrombosis associated with prosthetic heart valves are discussed
Type Text
Publisher University of Utah
Subject Prosthetic heart valve; Disc occluder; hemolysis; thrombosis
Subject LCSH Computer-aided design; Computer graphics--Research; Heart valves; Prosthesis; Heart, Artificial--Research
Language eng
Series University of Utah Computer Science Technical Report
Relation is Part of ARPANET
Format Medium application/pdf
Format Extent 99,433,001 bytes
File Name Au-A_Computer_Graphics_Approach.pdf
Conversion Specifications Original scanned with Kirtas 2400 and saved as 400 ppi uncompressed TIFF. PDF generated by LIMB™ for CONTENTdm display
ARK ark:/87278/s68652pr
Setname ir_computersa
Date Created 2016-11-18
Date Modified 2016-11-18
ID 106243
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68652pr
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