A multiscale model for red blood cell mechanics

The objective of this article is the derivation of a continuum model for mechanics of red blood cells via multiscale analysis. On the microscopic level, we consider realistic discrete models in terms of energy functionals defined on networks/lattices. Using concepts of Γ-convergence, convergence res...

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Published in:Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, Vol. 9, No. 1 (2010), p. 1-17
Main Author: Hartmann, Dirk
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:1617-7940
Item Description:This work was supported by the German Science Foundation through the International Graduate College 710: "Complex Processes: Modeling, Simulation and Optimization”.
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
DOI:10.1007/s10237-009-0154-5
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