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CODE 80584
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR ICAR/01
LANGUAGE English
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The course provides the student with understanding of the dynamics of physiological fluid flows. The focus will be on the mechanical aspects of such flows.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course provides the fundamentals for understanding the dynamics of biological motions, with particular reference to the motion of fluids in the human body. The following topics will be covered: blood motion in the cardiovascular system (motion in the heart, arteries, capillaries, veins), fluid dynamics of the ureter and eye.

PREREQUISITES

Basic notions of mathematics and mechanics.

TEACHING METHODS

Combination of traditional lectures and classroom work on a project. 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Introduction to biofluid dynamics.
Blood rheology.
Fluid mechanics of the hearth
Flow in large arteries
Flow in the microcirculation.
Ocular fluid mechanics.

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

LEcture notes of the course.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

RODOLFO REPETTO (President)

JAN OSCAR PRALITS

NICOLETTA TAMBRONI (President Substitute)

LESSONS

Class schedule

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile all'indirizzo EasyAcademy.

EXAMS

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The students will be asked to work on a project that will be described in detail during class hours. In order to take the exam the students will have to work out the projects and write a short report for each of them. The exam will consist in an oral discussion of the projects and of the contents of the course.

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
19/01/2024 10:00 GENOVA Orale
13/02/2024 10:00 GENOVA Orale
04/06/2024 10:00 GENOVA Orale
17/06/2024 10:00 GENOVA Orale
10/07/2024 10:00 GENOVA Orale
30/08/2024 10:00 GENOVA Orale