Mechanism design of ventricular assist device

Bumrungpetch, Jeerasit (2016) Mechanism design of ventricular assist device. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

This research presents an innovative design approach for the development of high efficiency Ventricular assist device that can be used for long-term support a heart failure patient. Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) techniques were applied to the development and intensive analysis to improve the performance and reliability of the pump. From the CFD analysis, a prototype pump was created and evaluated on the mock circulation loop that simulate the human circulatory system environment to evaluate its performance in support varying heart conditions.

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ID Code: 94239
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD)
Supervisor: Tan, Andy & Gu, YuanTong
Keywords: Computational Fluid Dynamics, CFD, Ventricular Assist Device, VAD, Heart Pump, BiVAD, Bi-Ventricular Assist Device
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 26 Apr 2016 00:06
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2016 00:06

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