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By Jay D. Humphrey

The power of the cardiovascular method, which is composed of the center, vas­ culature, and blood, depends upon its reaction to a bunch of advanced stimuli, together with organic, chemical, electric, mechanical, and thermal. the point of interest of this e-book, besides the fact that, is at the reaction of the center and arteries to mechanical rather a lot from the viewpoint of nonlinear sturdy mechanics. via my very own study during this box, i've got come to achieve that learn­ ing the complicated responses of cardiovascular cells, tissues, and organs nec­ essarily calls for a mixed theoretical, experimental, and computational procedure. idea is required to steer the functionality and interpretation of experiments in addition to to synthesize the implications; test is required to review the responses of the process to well-controlled quite a bit and to check can­ didate hypotheses and theories; and thanks to the geometric and fabric non­ linearities inherent to cardiovascular mechanics, computation is required to investigate facts in addition to to unravel boundary and preliminary worth difficulties that correspond to both experimental or in vivo stipulations. one of many basic targets of this e-book is to introduce jointly uncomplicated analytical, experimental, and computational equipment and to demonstrate how those equipment can and has to be built-in to realize a extra whole realizing of the bio­ mechanics of the guts and vasculature. regardless of the point of interest on cardiovascu­ lar mechanics, the elemental equipment, certainly a few of the particular effects, are normally acceptable to many alternative gentle tissues.

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26) det(ST) = det(S). 28) Every skew-symmetric tensor W has an associated axial vector w such that W· v = w x v for all vectors v. 27), that tr(W) = 0, det(W) = 0. 30) The square, cube, etc. of a tensor are given by S2 = S·S, S 3 = S·S 2 . 31) There are two special second-order tensors of importance, namely the zero tensor 0 and the identity tensor I, where O·v = o, l·v = v. 32) That is, the zero tensor transforms all vectors into the zero vector and the identity tensor transforms all vectors into themselves.

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_-.... / I . e ' e e l !.. "' I. \ 4-8 nm __ _ I 0 - 500 nm ,/ ', \ \ { l• -• ' I I \ ··-• ·-~ • I /J ',,.... 7. Schema of different levels of organization of the fibrillar collagens, which are the primary structural proteins in the body. Albeit not apparent here, it is the quarter-staggered arrangement of the individual molecules that gives collagen its characteristic banded appearance on microscopy. FIGURE results from electrostatic and hydrophobic bonding (which liberates previously bound water) between molecules.

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