Pulsatile poststenotic flow studies with laser Doppler anemometry.

@article{Ahmed1984PulsatilePF,
  title={Pulsatile poststenotic flow studies with laser Doppler anemometry.},
  author={Salam A. Ahmed and Don P. Giddens},
  journal={Journal of biomechanics},
  year={1984},
  volume={17 9},
  pages={695-705}
}
The pulsatile flow field distal to axisymmetric constrictions in a straight tube was studied using laser Doppler anemometry. The upstream centerline velocity waveform was sinusoidal at a frequency parameter of 7.5 and mean Reynolds number of 600. Stenosis models of 25, 50 and 75% area reduction were employed and velocity data were derived by ensemble averaging methods. Extensive measurements of the pulsatile velocity profiles are reported, and wall shear rates were computed from the near wall… CONTINUE READING

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