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Effect of Turbulent Flow on Hemolysis Utilizing a Turbulent Free Jet1

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Megan A. Stauffer, John D. Reibson, Eric E. Yeager, Choon-Sik Jhun, Raymond K. Newswanger, Joshua P. Cysyk, William J. Weiss, Gerson Rosenberg

Department of Surgery,
Penn State College of Medicine,
Hershey, PA 17033

Accepted and presented at The Design of Medical Devices Conference (DMD2015), April 13-16, 2015, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Manuscript received March 3, 2015; final manuscript received March 16, 2015; published online April 24, 2015. Editor: Arthur Erdman.

J. Med. Devices 9(2), 020908 (Jun 01, 2015) (2 pages) Paper No: MED-15-1043; doi: 10.1115/1.4030117 History: Received March 03, 2015; Revised March 16, 2015; Online April 24, 2015

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Fig. 1

Submerged free jet chamber with jet entrance nozzle, A, blood injection needle, B, and sample aspirator, C

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Fig. 2

Blood entering the free jet with the aspirator at (x/de = 6.5, y/re = 1.2)

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Fig. 3

Average Hp with standard deviation and sample size per Re

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Fig. 4

Turbulence energy dissipation (ε) from CFD for Re = 20,000 (top) and Re = 40,000 (bottom)




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