Research Article

Modeling of Stenotic Coronary Artery and Implications of Plaque Morphology on Blood Flow

Table 1

Mesh independency test results comparing the maximum axial WSS and peak TKE values between different meshes for Type I: Bump.

Mesh nodesMaximum wall shear stress (Pa)Difference in WSS (%)Peak turbulence kinetic energy (m2/s2)Difference in peak TKE (%)

13000047.312 0.11874343
2.07 2.50
25000048.292 0.11578202
1.73 1.24
60000049.128 0.11721252