Chapter 12. Biorheology

  1. Tom A. Waigh

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470513156.ch12

Applied Biophysics: A Molecular Approach for Physical Scientists

Applied Biophysics: A Molecular Approach for Physical Scientists

How to Cite

Waigh, T. A. (2007) Biorheology, in Applied Biophysics: A Molecular Approach for Physical Scientists, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470513156.ch12

Author Information

  1. University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470017173

Online ISBN: 9780470513156

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Keywords:

  • viscoelasticity and viscoelastic substance;
  • dimensionless numbers;
  • Peclet number and Deborah number;
  • non-linear rheology;
  • storage and loss moduli;
  • viscoelastic polymer solution;
  • rheological functions;
  • neutral flexible polymer;
  • entanglement concentration;
  • steady state shear viscosity (η) and steady state compliance

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Storage and Loss Moduli

  • Rheological Functions

  • Examples from Biology

  • Further Reading

  • Tutorial Questions