THERMAL SCIENCE

International Scientific Journal

Authors of this Paper

External Links

ANALYSIS OF NON-FOURIER THERMAL BEHAVIOR FOR MULTI-LAYER SKIN MODEL

ABSTRACT
This paper studies the effect of micro-structural interaction on bioheat transfer in skin, which was stratified into epidermis, dermis, and subcutaneous. A modified non-Fourier equation of bio-heat transfer was developed based on the second-order Taylor expansion of dual-phase-lag model and can be simplified as the bio-heat transfer equations derived from Pennes’ model, thermal wave model, and the linearized form of dual-phase-lag model. It is a fourth order partial differential equation, and the boundary conditions at the interface between two adjacent layers become complicated. There are mathematical difficulties in dealing with such a problem. A hybrid numerical scheme is extended to solve the present problem. The numerical results are in a good agreement with the contents of open literature. It evidences the rationality and reliability of the present results.
KEYWORDS
PAPER SUBMITTED: 2010-07-11
PAPER REVISED: 2010-09-20
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2010-11-11
DOI REFERENCE: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI11S1061L
CITATION EXPORT: view in browser or download as text file
THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2011, VOLUME 15, ISSUE Supplement 1, PAGES [S61 - S67]
REFERENCES
  1. Liu, J., Chen, X., Xu, L. X., New Thermal Wave Aspects on Burn Evaluation of Skin Subjected to Instantaneous Heating, IEEE. Trans. Biomedical Engineering, 46 (1999), 4, pp. 420-428
  2. Liu, K. C., Thermal Propagation Analysis for Living Tissue with Surface Heating, Int. J. Thermal Science, 47 (2008), 5, pp. 507-513
  3. Özen, Ş., Helhel, S., Çerezci, O., Heat Analysis of Biological Tissue Exposed to Microwave by Using Thermal Wave Model of Bio-Heat Transfer, Burns, 34 (2008), 1, pp. 45-49
  4. Shih, T. C., et al., The Impact of Thermal Wave Characteristics on Thermal Dose Distribution During Thermal Therapy: a Nnumerical Study, Medical Physics, 32 (2005), 9, pp. 3029-3036
  5. Tzou, D. Y., Macro-to-Microscale Heat Transfer: the Lagging Behavior, Taylor & Francis, Washington, DC, USA, 1996
  6. Antaki, P. J., New Interpretation of Non-Fourier Heat Conduction in Processed Meat, ASME J. Heat Transfer, 127 (2005), 2, pp. 189-193
  7. Xu, F., Seffen, K. A., Lu, T. J., Non-Fourier Analysis of Skin Biothermomechanics, Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, 51 (2008), 9-10, pp. 2237-2259
  8. Liu, K. C., Cheng, P. J., Finite Propagation of Heat Transfer in a Multi-Layer Tissue, AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, 22 (2008), 4, pp. 775-782

© 2019 Society of Thermal Engineers of Serbia. Published by the Vinča Institute of Nuclear Sciences, Belgrade, Serbia. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 International licence