Palabos-npFEM: Software for the Simulation of Cellular Blood Flow (Digital Blood)

  title={Palabos-npFEM: Software for the Simulation of Cellular Blood Flow (Digital Blood)},
  author={Christos Kotsalos and Jonas Latt and Bastien Chopard},
  journal={arXiv: Computational Physics},
Palabos-npFEM is a computational framework for the simulation of blood flow with fully resolved constituents. The software resolves the trajectories and deformed state of blood cells, such as red blood cells and platelets, and the complex interaction between them. The tool combines the lattice Boltzmann solver Palabos for the simulation of blood plasma (fluid phase), a finite element method (FEM) solver for the resolution of blood cells (solid phase), and an immersed boundary method (IBM) for… 
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