Biomechanics: Principles And Practices by Donald R. PetersonBiomechanics: Principles And Practices by Donald R. Peterson

Biomechanics: Principles And Practices

EditorDonald R. Peterson, Joseph D. Bronzino

Hardcover | December 13, 2014

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Presents Current Principles and Applications

Biomedical engineering is considered to be the most expansive of all the engineering sciences. Its function involves the direct combination of core engineering sciences as well as knowledge of nonengineering disciplines such as biology and medicine. Drawing on material from the biomechanics section ofThe Biomedical Engineering Handbook, Fourth Editionand utilizing the expert knowledge of respected published scientists in the application and research of biomechanics,Biomechanics: Principles and Practicesdiscusses the latest principles and applications of biomechanics and outlines major research topics in the field.

This book contains a total of 20 chapters. The first group of chapters explores musculoskeletal mechanics and includes hard and soft-tissue mechanics, joint mechanics, and applications related to human function. The next group of chapters covers biofluid mechanics and includes a wide range of circulatory dynamics, such as blood vessel and blood cell mechanics and transport. The following group of chapters introduces the mechanical functions and significance of the human ear, including information on inner ear hair cell mechanics. The remaining chapters introduce performance characteristics of the human body system during exercise and exertion.

  • Introduces modern viewpoints and developments
  • Highlights cellular mechanics
  • Presents material in a systematic manner
  • Contains over 100 figures, tables, and equations

Biomechanics: Principles and Practicesfunctions as a reference for the practicing professional as well as an introduction for the bioengineering graduate student with a focus in biomechanics, biodynamics, human performance engineering, and human factors.

Joseph D. Bronzinois currently the president of the Biomedical Engineering Alliance and Consortium (BEACON; www.beaconalliance.org). Dr. Bronzino earned a BSEE from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts, in 1959, an MSEE from the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, in 1961, and a PhD in electrical engin...
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Title:Biomechanics: Principles And PracticesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:405 pages, 10 × 7.1 × 1.1 inPublished:December 13, 2014Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1439870985

ISBN - 13:9781439870983

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Table of Contents

Mechanics of Hard Tissue;J Lawrence Katz, Anil Misra, Orestes Marangos, Qiang Ye, and Paulette Spencer

Musculoskeletal Soft Tissue Mechanics;Richard L Lieber, Samuel R Ward, and Thomas J Burkholder

Joint Articulating Surface Motion;Kenton R Kaufman and KaiNan An

Joint Lubrication;Michael J Furey

Analysis of Gait;Roy B Davis, III, Sylvia ¿npuu, and Peter A DeLuca

Mechanics of Head/Neck;Albert I King and David C Viano

Biomechanics of Chest and Abdomen Impact;David C Viano and Albert I King

Cardiac Biomechanics;Andrew D McCulloch and Roy C P Kerckhoffs

Heart Valve Dynamics;Choon Hwai Yap, Erin Spinner, Muralidhar Padala, and Ajit P Yoganathan

Arterial Macrocirculatory Hemodynamics;Baruch B Liber

Mechanics of Blood Vessels;Thomas R Canfield and Philip B Dobrin

The Venous System;Artin A Shoukas and Carl F Rothe

The Microcirculation Physiome;Aleksander'S Popel and Roland N Pittman

Mechanics and Deformability of Hematocytes;Richard E Waugh and Robert M Hochmuth

Mechanics of Tissue/Lymphatic Transport;Geert W SchmidSch¿nbein and Alan R Hargens

Modeling in Cellular Biomechanics;Alexander A Spector and Roger TranSonTay

Cochlear Mechanics;Charles R Steele and Sunil Puria

Inner Ear Hair Cell Bundle Mechanics;JongHoon Nam and Wally Grant

Exercise Physiology;Cathryn R Dooly and Arthur T Johnson

Factors Affecting Mechanical Work in Humans;Ben F Hurley and Arthur T Johnson

Index