Mechanics

Biophysics

Problem by Hugo Alberto Luyo Sánchez
30 Nov 1999 00:00 WIB
For Poiseuille flow, find an expression for
the maximum shear rate in each vessel 
Where in the vessel does it occur? Typical maximum shear
rates are $50 s^{−1}$ in the aorta, $150 s^{−1}$ in the femoral
artery, and $400 s^{−1}$ in an arteriole.