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Final Exam
*December 5, 2016*

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The *Final Exam* will be on Tuesday, December 13th, from 1015am -1215pm in our regular classroom. This exam is comprehensive and will cover the entire course. Also, here are the additional two examples from Chapter 6 that we discussed in class:

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HW #16
*December 5, 2016*

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Here is HW #16 due on December 9th ; from Chapter 6 work problems 12, 17, 19, 29 (note the membrane has a thickness of 50 microns not 50 microM), and 36

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Homework #15
*November 30, 2016*

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Here is HW #15 which is due on December 5th: In chapter 6 work problems 2, 3, and 18. (Note that we worked the no convection case in class for problem 2, now analyze the convection data. Compare the oxygen consumption rate for both cases, what do you conclude? Also, note that in problem 3 the pi shouldn’t be in the term on the far right of the equation, so it should just be, 1/3 R_{Brockman body} Gamma_{metabolic}. In problem 18 the oxygen consumption rate should be µM/sec and not microns per second)

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Answers to 2nd Exam
*November 28, 2016*

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Here are the answers for the 2nd exam. *Problem 1*: diameter = 0.037 cm, *Problem 2*: 8.1 g/min , *Problem 3*: 2.15 x 10^-5 cm2/sec , *Problem 4: *34 HP

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Chapter 6 Lecture Slides
*November 28, 2016*

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Here is some useful stuff for Chapter 6, a PDF file for a derivation we will discuss, spherediffusion . Also here is a Matlab solution for problem 6.2 without convection, problem6_2noconvection

Also here is a model for convection and diffusion with zero order consumption, Diffusion & Convection Transport

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FYI Re Matlab
*November 15, 2016*

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I encourage you to use Matlab to solve all of your more complicated homework problems. I will not accept any homework done using any other software and this includes Mathcad and Excel. So please use Matlab .

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Homework Assignment #14 – Updated
*November 14, 2016*

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Here is the link to Homework Assignment #14 NOW due on November 28th, hw14. Please note that you MUST use Matlab on both of these problems, so no Excel, no Mathcad.

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Homework #13
*November 7, 2016*

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Here is homework #13 due on November 14th; compare the model we developed for plasmapheresis described in problem 5.11 to the data given by Zydney, that is make a **computer generated plot** that compares his model to the data, also work problems 5.38 and 5.39.

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Chapter 5 Lecture Slides
*October 10, 2016*

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Here are some additional notes on some stuff we will be talking about from Chapter 5; notes about film theory Film Theory , here is some info on Example 5.7 and Notes on Example 5.7 , and here is stuff regarding the derivation and solution of equation 5.35 , noteseqn5.35 . Also here are additional details on solving Equation 5.37, noteseqn5.37 . Mass transfer in a rectangular conduit which is similar to the analysis shown in Example 5.10 for a tube of arbitrary cross section, Mass Transfer in a Parallel Plate Channel . Also here is another example that builds on Example 5.10, example5.10addition . Here is some info on the derivation of equations 5.5 and 5.49 equations5.5and5.59 . Some additional notes on Figure 5.9 Notes on Fig. 5-9 Here are some additional notes on problem 5.11 Notes Prob. 5.11 . Here is the Matlab solutions for Example 5.15, example5.15 and example5.15part2 . A figure for gas diffusion into a falling liquid film, figure-5-5

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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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BIOE Fall Seminar Series
*November 2, 2016*

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*BIOE Seminars are Friday, 12-1pm, in the SSOE Seminar Room, Nitschke Hall*

Hello Everyone, just a heads up about our next seminar this Friday, November 4th in NI1027 at 12:00pm. Hope to see you there!

Therapeutics Through Supramolecular Design

Matthew J. Webber, PhD, Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The University of Notre Dame

Abstract: Using principles from supramolecular chemistry – that is, “chemistry beyond the molecule” – it is possible to create systems rationally designed at the molecular level that can address complexities associated with the deficiencies and dynamics of disease. The biological relevance of peptides, and the ability to precisely engineer supramolecular interactions through directional assembly and organized hydrogen bonding, enables the generation of platforms that can be utilized as functional therapeutic (more…)

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Homework Assignment #12
*October 28, 2016*

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For HW12 work these problems 5.26, 5.37, 5.48, 5.49, 5.50 (use a tube diameter of 0.2 cm instead of the given value of 1 cm). This assignment is due on November 7th.