Surface Tension and Surfactant 
Surface Tension and Surfactant
by Eric Strong
Video Lecture 12 of 12
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Date Added: March 4, 2015

Lecture Description

A discussion of surface tension, with emphasis on the role surfactant has in reducing surface tension within the lungs, and the consequence this has for respiratory mechanics.

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Course Description

A physics/math and medicine course with 12 lessons on basic fluid mechanics principles, with emphasis on common medical applications. Topics covered include: Archimedes' principle, specific gravity, hydrostatic pressure, Pascal's law, the continuity equation, Bernoulli's Equation, viscosity, Poiseuille's Law, Reynolds numbers, and more.

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