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|Title:||Numerical investigations of the wall shear stress behaviour in curved coronary arteries|
|Citation:||Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC 2016), 2016 / pp.1-4|
|Publisher:||Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society|
|Conference Name:||20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (05 Dec 2016 - 08 Dec 2016 : Perth, Western Australia)|
|S. Li, C. Chin, J. Monty, P. Barlis and A. Ooi|
|Abstract:||This paper presents numerical investigations on wall shear stress (WSS) profiles in three-dimensional pulsatile flow through curved stenotic coronary arteries. Clinical evidence has shown that plaque tends to form in the low and oscillatory WSS regions. Direct numerical simulations are carried out in threedimensional models of the curved arteries with three different degrees of stenosis (0%, 50% and 90%). Low and oscillatory WSS is found near the inner wall of curved artery distal to the stenosis. It is only in the severe stenosis case that a chaotic WSS region is observed downstream of stenosis.|
|Rights:||Commencing with 19AFMC, the Society holds copyright to papers which appear in the Proceedings. Prior to that, copyright resides with authors of the papers.|
|Appears in Collections:||Mechanical Engineering conference papers|
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