Shape optimization of the carotid artery bifurcation


Bressloff, N.W., Forrester, A.I.J., Banks, J. and Bhaskar, K.V. (2004) Shape optimization of the carotid artery bifurcation. In, 5th ASMO-UK / ISSMO conference on Engineering Design Optimization, Stratford upon Avon, UK, 12 - 13 Jul 2004. UK,

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A parametric CAD model of the human carotid artery bifurcation is employed in an initial exploration of the response of shear stress to the variation of the angle of the internal carotid artery and the width of the sinus bulb. Design of experiment and response surface technologies are harnessed for the first time in such an application with the aim of developing a better understanding of the relationship between geometry (anatomy) and sites of arterial disease.

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Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Q Science > QA Mathematics
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Engineering Sciences
ePrint ID: 30267
Date Deposited: 18 May 2006
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:18
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/30267

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