CVSim: a cardiovascular simulator

CVSim is a lumped-parameter model of the human cardiovascular system that has been developed and used for teaching quantitative physiology courses at MIT and Harvard Medical School for over 20 years. The current six-compartment model presented here is implemented in Java, with computational components in C. The portable C code has been compiled for popular platforms, and users of Linux (x86), Mac OS X (PPC and x86), and MS Windows (x86) should be able to use the links below to run CVsim. Follow the instructions in the CVSim User Manual to launch CVSim.

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