Fundamentals of Biomechanics: Equilibrium, Motion, and Deformation

Hardcover | June 10, 1999

byDawn L. Leger, Margareta Nordin

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Extensively revised from a successful first edition, this book features a wealth of clear illustrations, numerous worked examples, and many problem sets. It provides the quantitative perspective missing from more descriptive texts, without requiring an advanced background in mathematics, and as such will be welcomed for use in courses such as biomechanics and orthopedics, rehabilitation and industrial engineering, and occupational or sports medicine.

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This book integrates the classic fields of mechanics using examples from biology and medicine, featuring a wealth of clear illustrations, numerous worked examples, and many problem sets. It provides the quantitative perspective missing from other books, without requiring an advanced mathematical background. 480 illus

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Extensively revised from a successful first edition, this book features a wealth of clear illustrations, numerous worked examples, and many problem sets. It provides the quantitative perspective missing from more descriptive texts, without requiring an advanced background in mathematics, and as such will be welcomed for use in courses ...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:415 pages, 10.98 × 8.5 × 0 inPublished:June 10, 1999Publisher:SpringerLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387982833

ISBN - 13:9780387982830

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. Force Vector. 3. Moment and Torque Vectors. 4. Statics: Analyses of Systems in Equilibrium. 5. Applications of Statics to Biomechanics. 6. Introduction to Deformable Body Mechanics. 7. Stress and Strain. 8. Multiaxial Deformations and Stress Analyses. 9. Mechanical Properties of Biological Tissues. 10. Introduction to Dynamics. 11. Linear Kinematics. 12. Linear Kinetics. 13 Angular Kinematics. 14 Angular Kinetics. 15. Impulse and Momentum. Appendices.

From Our Editors

This book integrates the classic fields of mechanics using examples from biology and medicine, featuring a wealth of clear illustrations, numerous worked examples, and many problem sets. It provides the quantitative perspective missing from other books, without requiring an advanced mathematical background. 480 illus