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Homework Assignment #6 February 5, 2016

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Here is HW#6 assigned on February 5th and due on the 15th; 4.25 (go back and redraw Figure 4.5 in Cartesian coordinates, replace r with y and replace z with x, and tau-rz becomes tau-yx, R becomes H, then follow the development in a similar fashion but now in Cartesian coordinates as explained on pages 126-128), 4.41, 4.42

Homework #5 February 2, 2016

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homework2Here is HW#5 assigned on February 3rd and due on February 10th, 4.1 (derive equation 4.23 only), 4.12, 4.15, 4.16, 4.18

Homework Assignment #4 January 27, 2016

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homework3Here is homework assignment #4 assigned on January 27th and due on February 5th; work problems 4.4, 4.17, 4.19, 4.23 (do not find the vz(r) or the mass flow rate)

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Derivation of the Rabinowitsch Equation January 25, 2016

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Here is the link to the derivation of the Rabinowitsch equation and the Hagan-Poiseuille equation that we will discuss in class   rabinowitscheqn .

Homework Assignment #3 January 25, 2016

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Here is homework assignment #3 assigned on January 25th and due on February 3rd;

Work the following problems in Chapter 4: 4.8, 4.14, 4.51.

 

Walking on Water, the Video January 25, 2016

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Here is a video on walking on water using corn starch showing the practical uses of a non-newtonian fluid, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RIUEZ3AhrVE

Chapter 4 Stuff January 22, 2016

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Here is a copy of the slides for some of chapter 4 on the flow of blood and other types of fluids, chap4-1 .

Homework #2 January 20, 2016

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homework2Here is HW #2 assigned on January 20th and due on the 27th:

1. In your book work problems 2, 5, 13, and 14 from Chapter 3
2. MoviPrep is a low-volume colonoscopy prep that is proven to provide a clear view of the entire colon, allowing your doctor to detect abnormal growths during the colonoscopy procedure. Each liter of a MoviPrep solution contains in millimoles the following components :

PEG 3350 (polyethylene glycol, does not dissociate) 29.6
NaCl 45.6
Na2SO4 52.8
KCl 14.2
NaAscorbate (C6H7O6Na) 29.8

At 37oC, what is the osmotic pressure of this solution in mmHg?

HW #1 January 15, 2016

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monkey For HW 1 work the following problems from Chapter 2 of your book; 2.11, 2.19, 2.29 , 2.36, 2.39. These problems are due on January 22nd. Note, for problem 2.29, that you can use van’t Hoff’s law (eqn 2.147 or 3.1) and you make an a priori prediction of the data since osmotic P = RT C, for the other 2 cases using the virial expression that is given, you will need to do a nonlinear regression to find B and then B and C.

Model for Hydraulic Conductance January 15, 2016

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Here is the derivation for a model to describe the hydraulic conductance (equation 3.7) of a porous membrane like the capillary wall,  moreonequation37 .

Chapter 3 Stuff January 12, 2016

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OsmosisHere are copies of the slides for Chapter 3 , chapter3 , thermoosmosis , eqn2.147derivation .

Wolfram Alpha January 11, 2016

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wolframalpha-mathamatics-computation-solution-differentiation-integrationCheck out Wolfram Alpha, a computational engine that can be used to help you solve a variety of engineering and math problems.  Here is the link http://www.wolframalpha.com.

An example, suppose you need to find the value of B which satisfies this equation, (1 – B) = 0.00309 M^2 u^4 B^4, with M = 4.18 and u = 2.11, when entered into Wolfram Alpha [ (1 – B) = 0.00309*M^2*u^4*B^4, M=4.18, u=2.11, find B ], we find that B = 0.717.

Homework Assignment #0 January 11, 2016

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homeworkHere is HW#0 assigned on January 11th and due on the 15th, hw0

Syllabus January 10, 2016

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Here is the syllabus for the biotransport class, Spring 2016, BIOE 3400-16spg

Useful Numerical Methods Using Matlab January 10, 2016

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nonlinearregressionHere is a Word document (USEFUL NUMERICAL METHODS) that shows 8 examples on how to use Matlab to solve various types of problems that you will encounter during this course. Also, here is a powerpoint file showing the solution graphs for these examples, matlabexamples_graphs. Specifically, these examples show:

  1. example 1.9: a comparing a model equation to experimental data
  2. example 1.10: linear regression of experimental data
  3. example 1.11: linear regression of experimental data with a zero intercept
  4. example 1.12: non-linear regression of experimental data
  5. example 1.13: integration of a function
  6. example 1.14: solving a 1st order ordinary differential equation
  7. example 1.15: solving a 2nd order ordinary differential equation
  8. example 1.16: finding the zero of a function of one variable, the root finder

Corrections to Basic Transport Phenomena in BME, 3rd Edition September 11, 2015

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Here are some corrections for the textbook (updated on March 23, 2015), Errata for Basic Transport Phenomena in BME

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