The aim of this work is the study of fluid dynamics models using the CFD software OpenFOAM, an open source software allowing meshing, manipulation, simulation and post-processing of many problems involving uid mechanics.

The work consists of a study with OpenFOAM of a real engineering problem, namely to analyze hemodynamics in the thoracic aorta in collaboration with CIMNE (International Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering) and LABSON-UPC (Laboratorio de Sistemas Oleodráulicos i Neumáticos). Specifically, the study aims to compute the shear stress that blood causes to aorta walls.

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