Modeling and Simulation in Biomedical Engineering: Applications in Cardiorespiratory Physiology

by: Willem van Meurs, Ph.D.,


Abstract: Written by a coinventor of the Human Patient Simulator (HPS) and past president of the Society in Europe for Simulation Applied to Medicine (SESAM), Modeling and Simulation in Biomedical Engineering: Applications in Cardiorespiratory Physiology is a compact and consistent introduction to this expanding field. The book divides the modeling and simulation process into five manageable steps—requirements, conceptual models, mathematical models, software implementation, and simulation results and validation. A framework and a basic set of deterministic, continuous-time models for the cardiorespiratory system are provided. This timely resource also addresses advanced topics, including sensitivity analysis and setting model requirements as part of an encompassing simulation and simulator design. Practical examples provide you with the skills to evaluate and adapt existing physiologic models or create new ones for specific applications.
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Title: Modeling and Simulation in Biomedical Engineering: Applications in Cardiorespiratory Physiology

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Athens, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2011 McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071714457

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Willem van Meurs, Ph.D., is the co-inventor of the Human Patient Simulator. He is a consultant at Medical Education Technologies, Inc., and conducts modeling and simulation teaching and research at the University of Porto, Portugal. Dr. van Meurs was the president of the Society in Europe for Simulation Applied to Medicine from 2005-2007. He has published more than 20 full papers in peer-reviewed international journals and books and co-authored eight U.S. patents on modeling and simulation techniques.

Description: Written by a coinventor of the Human Patient Simulator (HPS) and past president of the Society in Europe for Simulation Applied to Medicine (SESAM), Modeling and Simulation in Biomedical Engineering: Applications in Cardiorespiratory Physiology is a compact and consistent introduction to this expanding field. The book divides the modeling and simulation process into five manageable steps—requirements, conceptual models, mathematical models, software implementation, and simulation results and validation. A framework and a basic set of deterministic, continuous-time models for the cardiorespiratory system are provided. This timely resource also addresses advanced topics, including sensitivity analysis and setting model requirements as part of an encompassing simulation and simulator design. Practical examples provide you with the skills to evaluate and adapt existing physiologic models or create new ones for specific applications.