Biomechanics Mechanical Properties of Living Tissues
Edition: 2nd 1993 (Revised)
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Description: This classic book is accepted internationally as the standard treatment of the mechanical properties of biological fluids, solids, tissues and organs. It is used widely as both a reference and textbook in this rapidly-growing field. Biomechanics presents a general outline of the discipline, with applications to bioengineering, physiology, medicine and surgery. The second edition reflects the broad advances that have been made in this field during the past decade, and adds numerous new topics. References have been brought up to date, and the widely-praised emphasis on formulating and solving problems has been strengthened with numerous new problems. This book begins with a unique historical introduction to the field of biomechanics, followed by a vital chapter which relates the definitions and vocabulary of applied mechanics to biological tissues. These tools are then used to treat in detail the mechanical properties of blood, including blood cells and vessels. The remaining chapters discuss the viscoelastic properties of biological fluids and solids, as well as the mechanics of muscle, bone and connective tissue.
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List price: $139.00
Copyright year: 1993
Publication date: 6/18/1993
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
|Introduction: A sketch of the History and Scope of the Field|
|The Meaning of the Constitutive Equation|
|The Flow Properties of Blood|
|Mechanics of Erythrocytes, Leukocytes, and Other Cells|
|Interaction of Red Blood Cells with Vessel Wall, and Wall Shear with Endothelium|
|Mechanical Properties and Active Remodeling of Blood Vessels|
|Bone and Cartilage|