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Application of the penalty coupling method for the analysis of blood vessels

Pericevic, IO and Moatamedi, M 2007, 'Application of the penalty coupling method for the analysis of blood vessels' , Revue Européenne de Mécanique Numérique (European Journal of Computational Mechanics), 16 (3-4) , pp. 537-548.

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    Abstract

    Due to the significant health and economic impact of blood vessel diseases on modern society, its analysis is becoming of increasing importance for the medical sciences. The complexity of the vascular system, its dynamics and material characteristics all make it an ideal candidate for analysis through fluid structure interaction (FSI) simulations. FSI is a relatively new approach in numerical analysis and enables the multi-physical analysis of problems, yielding a higher accuracy of results than could be possible when using a single physics code to analyse the same category of problems. This paper introduces the concepts behind the Arbitrary Lagrangian Eulerian (ALE) formulation using the penalty coupling method. It moves on to present a validation case and compares it to available simulation results from the literature using a different FSI method. Results were found to correspond well to the comparison case as well as basic theory.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Blood vessel, penalty coupling, fluid structure interaction, multi-physics
    Themes: Subjects / Themes > R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
    Health and Wellbeing
    Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology
    Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Computing, Science and Engineering
    Journal or Publication Title: Revue Européenne de Mécanique Numérique (European Journal of Computational Mechanics)
    Publisher: Lavoisier
    Refereed: Yes
    ISSN: 17797179
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    Depositing User: H Kenna
    Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2007 10:11
    Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 16:46
    URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/319

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