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Homework Assignment #9
*October 9, 2017*

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Here is the link to HW#9 due on Monday, October 23rd, hw9

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Matlab 1st Order ODE Example
*October 6, 2017*

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Here is an example of how to solve a first order ordinary differential equation using Matlab. The function in this case is that dy/dx = – 3 y with the boundary condition that when x = 0 then y(0) = 4. This solution is applicable to solving problem 4.7 in HW8, where in this case, think of the ODE as dZ/dt = – A V[Z(t)] and the initial condition is that when t = 0 then Z(0) = 1.3 m. The term A is just a constant that includes all the other variables, make sure your units are all compatible. You would solve this over the time interval from 0 (tstart = 0) to say 100 minutes (tend = 100) and note when Z = 1m which means the bag is empty. Here is the program ODE

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Answers to 1st Exam
*October 6, 2017*

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Here are the answers for the 1st exam. *Problem 1*: Q=60.7 cm3/min , *Problem 2*: Newtonian, viscosity = 3 cP , *Problem 3*: LP=3.13 x 10^-7 cm/Pa/sec, Q=16.7 cm3/sec , *Problem 4*: 31.4 mmHg

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Homework Assignment #8 -Updated
*October 2, 2017*

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Here is Homework #8 NOW due on October 18th; work problems 4.7, 4.32, 4.44, 4.53, 4.89, and 4.92.

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Chapter 4 Friction Factor Chart
*September 27, 2017*

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Here is a friction factor chart, frictionfactorchart

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Basic Transport Phenomena in Biomedical Engineering – 4th Edition
*October 3, 2017*

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The 4th edition of *Basic Transport Phenomena in Biomedical Engineering* has been published by CRC Press/Taylor & Francis in September 2017. A new solution manual is also available for those that adopt my book. Here is a link to the publisher’s web site, https://www.crcpress.com/Basic-Transport-Phenomena-in-Biomedical-Engineering-Fourth-Edition/Fournier/p/book/9781138749535

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On Pitot Tubes
*October 2, 2017*

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At left are some photos of pitot tubes on the side of a 747 parked at Detroit Metro and one that a student’s friend, an aircraft mechanic, provided. Here’s a news story from ABC about the crash with some animation http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/air-france-flight-447-crash-didnt-happen-expert/story?id=16717404 and an article from Scientific American http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=what-is-a-pitot-tube .

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Homework Assignment #7
*September 27, 2017*

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For homework #7 work problems 4.27 and 4.47. These problems are due on October 2nd.

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Protected: Book Proofs
*September 26, 2017*

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Homework Assignment #6
*September 20, 2017*

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