Thermal effects on SARS-CoV-2 transmission in peristaltic blood flow : mathematical modelling

Beg, OA ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5925-6711, Tripathi, D and Bhandari, DS 2022, 'Thermal effects on SARS-CoV-2 transmission in peristaltic blood flow : mathematical modelling' , Physics of Fluids . (In Press)

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Abstract

SARS-CoV-2 is a novel viral species that has been identified as a highly infectious disease. Scientists have endeavored to collect essential information to characterize better the behaviour of this virus including droplet transmission and airborne effects. However, it is not clear thus far whether temperature can substantially alter the pandemic trajectory inside the physiological system. The present study aims to investigate how temperature may affect virus transmission in peristaltic blood vessels, and how virus density and diameter, and blood viscosity (i.e. viscosity of carrying fluids) will affect the transmission of the virus in the circulatory system. The modelling deployed assumes that coronavirus with a diameter of 120

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This article has been accepted by the journal Physics of Fluids. After it is published, it will be found at http://pof.aip.org/.
Schools: Schools > School of Computing, Science and Engineering
Journal or Publication Title: Physics of Fluids
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
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Depositing User: OA Beg
Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2022 11:07
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2022 11:22
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/63992

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