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Predicting human blood viscosity in silico

Video shows red blood cells in shear flow at hematocrit (volume fraction of cells) of 10%, for three different shear rates, as indicated.

Dmitry A. Fedosova,b, Wenxiao Panb,c, Bruce Caswellb, Gerhard Gomppera, and George E. Karniadakisb
aInstitute of Complex Systems and Institute for Advanced Simulation, Forschungszentrum Jülich, ; bBrown University, Providence, USA; and cPacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, USA

Related Publication:
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 108, 11772-11777 (2011)