Lattice Boltzmann method as a computational framework for multiscale haemodynamics

PONTRELLI, Giuseppe, HALLIDAY, Ian, MELCHIONNA, Simone, SPENCER, Timothy and SUCCI, Sauro (2013). Lattice Boltzmann method as a computational framework for multiscale haemodynamics. Mathematical and Computer Modelling of Dynamical Systems, 20 (5), 470-490.

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    Recent developments of the lattice Boltzmann method for large-scale haemodynamic applications are presented, with special focus on multiscale aspects, including the self-consistent dynamics of suspended biological bodies and their coupling to surface structures, such as the glycocalyx, in the proximity of endothelium using unstructured grids. The description of such multiscale phenomena, each one treated with a suitable variation of the lattice Boltzmann method, opens up new perspectives for a fundamental understanding of the physical mechanisms underlying cardiovascular pathologies, such as plaque growth and the subsequent development of atherosclerotic diseases.

    Item Type: Article
    Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Materials and Engineering Research Institute > Polymers Nanocomposites and Modelling Research Centre > Materials and Fluid Flow Modelling Group
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    Page Range: 470-490
    Depositing User: Ann Betterton
    Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2014 16:22
    Last Modified: 13 Jun 2017 13:24

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