By Anita T. Layton, Aurélie Edwards

ISBN-10: 3642273661

ISBN-13: 9783642273667

ISBN-10: 364227367X

ISBN-13: 9783642273674

With the supply of excessive velocity pcs and advances in computational ideas, the appliance of mathematical modeling to organic platforms is increasing. This finished and richly illustrated quantity presents updated, wide-ranging fabric at the mathematical modeling of kidney body structure, together with medical facts research and perform workouts. simple strategies and modeling strategies brought during this quantity should be utilized to different parts (or organs) of physiology.

The versions offered describe the most homeostatic features played via the kidney, together with blood filtration, excretion of water and salt, upkeep of electrolyte stability and law of blood strain. every one bankruptcy contains an creation to the fundamental suitable body structure, a derivation of the basic conservation equations after which a dialogue of a chain of mathematical types, with expanding point of complexity.

This quantity can be of curiosity to organic and mathematical scientists, in addition to physiologists and nephrologists, who would prefer an creation to mathematical ideas that may be utilized to renal delivery and serve as. the cloth is written for college students who've had college-level calculus, yet can be utilized in modeling classes in utilized arithmetic in any respect degrees via early graduate courses.