Int. J. of Experimental and Computational Biomechanics   »   2015 Vol.3, No.2

 

 

Title: Study of blood flow in one half of cosine shaped stenosis in the presence of magnetic field

 

Authors: B.S. Veena; Arundhati S. Warke

 

Addresses:
Department of Applied Science, Symbiosis Institute of Technology (SIT), Symbiosis International University (SIU), Lavale, Pune – 412 115, Maharashtra State, India
Department of Applied Science, Symbiosis Institute of Technology (SIT), Symbiosis International University (SIU), Lavale, Pune – 412 115, Maharashtra State, India

 

Abstract: In the 21st century, the flow of blood through stenosed arteries is one of the main research areas in computational biomechanics due to its role in the medical field. In the present investigation, a study of non-Newtonian blood flow in one half of cosine shaped stenosed artery in the presence of externally applied transverse magnetic field is proposed. The expressions for dimensionless axial velocity, wall shear stress and volumetric flow rate have been obtained. The effect of externally applied magnetic field on blood flow has been discussed with the help of graphs. All the flow characteristics are found to be affected in the presence of externally applied transverse magnetic field.

 

Keywords: stenosis; magnetic field; cosine shape; blood flow; non-Newtonian flow; biomechanics; stenosed arteries; computational biomechanics; axial velocity; wall shear stress; volumetric flow rate.

 

DOI: 10.1504/IJECB.2015.070435

 

Int. J. of Experimental and Computational Biomechanics, 2015 Vol.3, No.2, pp.121 - 136

 

Submission date: 11 Dec 2014
Date of acceptance: 02 Apr 2015
Available online: 04 Jul 2015

 

 

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