The flow field inside the berlin ventricle assist device (VAD) was studied. A 3D numerical model was constructed to simulate the VAD pump and a time-depended computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis with moving walls was performed to predict the flow behavior in the VAD during the cardiac cycle. The CFD results provided a detailed 3D and time dependent description of the flow field, allowing the identification of stagnation or high shear stress regions.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Bioengineering Division (Publication) BED|
|State||Published - 2001|
|Event||Proceedings of the 2001 Bioengineering Conference - Snowbird, UT, United States|
Duration: 27 Jun 2001 → 1 Jul 2001