DUPIN, M. M., HALLIDAY, I. and CARE, C. (2003). Multi-component lattice boltzmann equation for mesoscale blood flow. Journal of physics A-mathematical and general, 36 (31), 8517-8534.Full text not available from this repository.
We present an improved lattice Boltzmann model of multi-component flow which permits practical, hydrodynamic modelling of multiple immiscible fluids. The model is robust and significantly reduces the interface anisotropy and micro-currents, which are artefacts observed in many schemes. Our new scheme is used on a particular regime of blood flow: that of the veinule mesoscale, where it is necessary to resolve significant numbers of deformable, interacting cells, which we model as incompressible liquid drops. We demonstrate the model's ability to recover the complex flow phenomena typical of the veinule scale.
|Additional Information:||© Institute of Physics and IOP Publishing Limited|
|Research Institute, Centre or Group:||Materials and Engineering Research Institute > Polymers Nanocomposites and Modelling Research Centre > Materials and Fluid Flow Modelling Group|
|Depositing User:||Ann Betterton|
|Date Deposited:||22 Oct 2007|
|Last Modified:||10 Aug 2010 16:22|
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