Engineering Transactions, 43, 3, pp. 475-486, 1995

On Micropolar Fluid Model for Blood Flow Through an Artery with Mild Stenosis

K.N. Dey
Department of Mathematics, H.M.M. College for Women, Dakshineswar, Calcutta

H.P. Mazumdar
Physics and Applied Mathematics Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta

Blood flow through an artery with various shapes of mild constrictions has been analysed by characterising it as a micropolar fluid. Microsfructural effects on the pressure gradient, resistance to the flow and the wall shear stress are determined. The results are numerically computed and discussed.

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