ENGR 093: Biomedical Directed Reading Spring 2004  
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What the units that are used in each Table of Units page are described on this page


Introduction to Biomedical Engineering, by John Enderle, Susan Blanchard, and Joseph Bronzino

Symbol Explanation
GNa Sodium Conductance Constant
GK Potassium Conductance Constant
GL Leakage Conductance Constant
VNa Sodium Voltage
VK Potassium Voltage
VL Leakage Voltage
gNa Sodium Conductance
gK Potassium Conductance
gL Leakage Conductance
ah Sodium Inactivation rate constant for closing channels
bh Sodium Inactivation rate constant for opening channels
am Sodium Activation rate constant for closing channels
bm Sodium Activation rate constant for opening channels
an Potassium rate constant for closing channels
bn Potassium rate constant for opening channels
ho Initial proportional constant for sodium inactivation
th Time constant for coefficient h
mo Inital proportional constant for sodium activation
tm Time constant for coefficient m
no Initial proportional constant for potassium
tn Time constant for coefficient n
Cm Capcitance of membrane

Link to table of HH, Enderle, Scott, Hoppensteadt, Schwan, SI resources.

 

 

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