Bioengineering Hyperbook

Department of Bioengineering

Category: Transport Phenomena

Closed Kinematic Chains: A New Perspective and Analysis of Biological Ability

Kinematic chains, joints, tension, tendons, closed-chain models, locomotion

Andrea Khoury, Nikki Lal, Spencer Levine, Laura Camila Penuela Cardenas

Information Signaling and Processing in the Vascular System

Vascular system, blood-brain barrier, diffusion, signal propagation, capillaries

Akash Aniche, Hubert Laflamme, Deisha Paliwal, Julianna Raabel

Molecular Design of the Spine and Spinal Cord

Spinal cord, spine, evolution, signal propagation, regeneration

Ahmed Bawany, Bianca Dubois, Yzza M’sahi, Michael Parsons

Molecular and Histological Structures of Generic Mammalian Hair and Fur

Keratin, protein structure, fur, hair, hydrophobicity, growth cycles

Marc Amin, Lovéni Hanumunthadu, Matthew MacDonald, Thibaud Roy

Biological Design for Lungs and Gills: Biomolecular and Chemical Engineering

Lungs, gills, diffusion, cellular respiration, biochemistry, surfactants

Samuel Bernard, Nabhaan Farooqi, Camille Gagnon, Will Vyse

Hypotheses for the Tooth Eruption Mechanism

Teeth, tooth eruption, embryogenesis, growth modelling, growth mechanisms

Taegan Hallahan, Emma Martin, Marion Vandewynckele-Bossut, Mianchen Wang

Marvels of Eggshell Pigmentation: Why Eggshells Vary so Greatly in Color and Pattern

Avian eggs, pigmentation, camouflage, thermoregulation, structural functionality, parasitism, birds

Leticia Le Goff, Ula Mastej, Jake Pringle, Ryan Romero

Molecular Phenomena in Flipper Formation and Limits of Miniaturization

Reaction-Diffusion Patterning, Positional Information Theory, Miniaturization, Navier-Stokes Equations, Locomotion, Reynolds Number

McKenna Baron, Nour Hanna, Guillaume Rodier, Gabriel Straface

The Heart: A Biochemical and Cellular Perspective

Calcium Signaling, Action Potential, Heart, Pacemaker, Regeneration

Anne-Sarah Dickman, Lina El Kesti, Junqi Wang, Angela Zhu

The Colorful Chemistry of Oxygen Carriers in Blood

Blood, Respiration and Oxygenation, Transport, Oxygen Carriers/Transporters/Proteins, Allostery

Arnaud Benchetrite, Ines Hafit, Laura Hebert, Shiyuan Qiao

Comparative Analysis of the Biological Mechanics of Veins and Arteries in Animals

Blood Vessels, Biomechanics, Vascular Tissue, Viscoelasticity, Transport Phenomenon

Akash Aniche, Hubert Laflamme, Deisha Paliwal, Julianna Raabel

Healing, Mechanical Loading, and Water-harvesting with Integument Structures and their Biomimetic Applications

Biomimicry, Integument Structures, Wound-Healing, Water-Harvesting, Mechanical Loading

Juyoun Bae, Andrei Bocan, Justin Charney, Lan Anh Huynh