Introduction to Biomechanics Solids and Fluids, Analysis and Design

ISBN-10: 0387402497
ISBN-13: 9780387402499
Edition: 2004
List price: $109.00
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List price: $109.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 1/8/2004
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 632
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

Designed to meet the needs of undergraduate students, Introduction to Biomechanics takes the fresh approach of combining the viewpoints of both a well-respected teacher and a successful student. With an eye toward practicality without loss of depth of instruction, this book seeks to explain the fundamental concepts of biomechanics. With the accompanying web site providing models, sample problems, review questions and more, Introduction to Biomechanics provides students with the full range of instructional material for this complex and dynamic field.

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Point of Departure
Health Care Applications
What Is Continuum Mechanics?
A Brief on Cell Biology
The Extracellular Matrix
Mechanotransduction in Cells
General Method of Approach
Engineering Statics
Biosolid Mechanics
Stress, Strain, and Constitutive Relations
Concept of Stress
Stress Transformations
Principal Stresses and Maximum Shear
Concept of Strain
Constitutive Behavior
Mechanical Properties of Bone
Material Properties
Equilibrium, Universal Solutions, and Inflation
General Equilibrium Equations
Navier-Space Equilibrium Equations
Axially Loaded Rods
Pressurization and Extension of a Thin-Walled Tube
Pressurization of a Thin Spherical Structure
Thick-Walled Cylinders
First Moments of Area
Extension and Torsion
Deformations due to Extension
Shear Stress due to Torsion
Principal Stresses and Strains in Torsion
Angle of Twist due to Torque
Experimental Design: Bone Properties
Experimental Design: Papillary Muscles
Inflation, Extension and Twist
Second Moments of Area
Beam Bending and Column Buckling
Shear Forces and Bending Moments
Stresses in Beams
Deformation in Beams
Transducer Design: The AFM
Principle of Superposition
Column Buckling
Parallel Axis Theorem and Composite Sections
Some Nonlinear Problems
Pseudoelastic Constitutive Relations
Design of Biaxial Tests on Planar Membranes
Stability of Elastomeric Balloons
Residual Stress and Arteries
A Role of Vascular Smooth Muscle
Biofluid Mechanics
Stress, Motion, and Constitutive Relations
Stress and Pressure
Kinematics: The Study of Motion
Constitutive Behavior
Blood Characteristics
Cone-and-Plate Viscometry
Vector Calculus Review
Fundamental Balance Relations
Balance of Mass
Balance of Linear Momentum
Navier-Stokes Equations
Euler Equation
The Bernoulli Equation
Measurement of Pressure and Flow
Navier-Stokes Worksheets
Differential Equations
Some Exact Solutions
Flow Between Parallel Flat Plates
Steady Flow in Circular Tubes
Circumferential Flow Between Concentric Cylinders
Steady Flow in an Elliptical Cross Section
Pulsatile Flow
Non-Newtonian Flow in a Circular Tube
Biological Parameters
Control Volume and Semi-empirical Methods
Fundamental Equations
Control Volume Analyses in Rigid Conduits
Control Volume Analyses in Deforming Containers
Murray's Law and Optimal Design
Buckingham Pi and Experimental Design
Pipe Flow
Coupled Solid-Fluid Problems
Vein Mechanobiology
Diffusion Through a Membrane
Dynamics of a Saccular Aneurysm
Viscoelasticity: QLV and Beyond
Lubrication of Articular Joints
Thermomechanics, Electromechanics, and Chemomechanics
Future Needs in Biomechanics
Need for Lifelong Learning
About the Authors

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