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  • Jan
    22

    SPREE Seminar: Yonggang Huang

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    12:00 PM A230, Technological Institute

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    Relation between blood pressure and pulse wave velocity for human arteries

    Abstract: Continuous monitoring of blood pressure, an essential measure of health status, typically requires complex, costly, and invasive techniques that can expose patients to risks of complications. Continuous, cuffless, and noninvasive blood pressure monitoring methods that correlate measured pulse wave velocity (PWV) to the blood pressure via the Moens−Korteweg (MK) and Hughes Equations, offer promising alternatives. The MK Equation, however, involves two assumptions that do not hold for human arteries, and the Hughes Equation is empirical, without any theoretical basis. The results presented here establish a relation between the blood pressure P and PWV that does not rely on the Hughes Equation nor on the assumptions used in the MK Equation. This relation degenerates to the MK Equation under extremely low blood pressures, and it accurately captures the results of in vitro experiments using artificial blood vessels at comparatively high pressures. For human arteries, which are well characterized by the Fung hyperelastic model, a simple formula between P and PWV is established within the range of human blood pressures. This formula is validated by literature data as well as by experiments on human subjects, with applicability in the determination of blood pressure from PWV in continuous, cuffless, and noninvasive blood pressure monitoring systems.

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    TIME Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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    CALENDAR McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Jan
    20

    Suspension of classes for observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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    TIME Monday, January 20, 2020

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  • Jan
    24

    EES Seminar: Tham Hoang

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    2:00 PM A230, Technological Institute

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    TIME Friday, January 24, 2020 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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    CONTACT Tierney Acott    tierney-acott@northwestern.edu EMAIL

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  • Jan
    29

    PD Seminar: Salvatore Di Bernardo

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    6:00 PM A230, Technological Institute

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    TIME Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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  • Jan
    31

    EES Seminar: Mohamed Ateia

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    2:00 PM A230, Technological Institute

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    TIME Friday, January 31, 2020 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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  • Feb
    5

    SPREE Seminar: Alessandro Rotta Loria

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    11:00 AM A230, Technological Institute

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    TIME Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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  • Feb
    7

    EES Seminar: Ken Kemner

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    2:00 PM A230, Technological Institute

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    TIME Friday, February 7, 2020 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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  • Feb
    14

    EES Seminar: Alex McFarland

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    2:00 PM A230, Technological Institute

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    TIME Friday, February 14, 2020 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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  • Feb
    28

    EES Seminar / AEESP Distinguished Lecture Series: Diane McKnight

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    2:00 PM A230, Technological Institute

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    TIME Friday, February 28, 2020 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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