Biomaterial Mechanics

Heather N. Hayenga, Helim Aranda-Espinoza

May 25, 2017 by CRC Press
Reference - 218 Pages - 75 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498752688 - CAT# K27314

USD$199.95

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Features

  • Introduces the fundamentals of mechanics needed to work with biomaterials.
  • Presents an overview of current research in computer modeling for biomaterials.
  • Examines several fields of biomedical research.
  • Emphasizes current techiques to synthesize, characterize and integrate biomaterials into the human body.
  • Presents a perspective chapter on the future of biomaterials mechanics.

Summary

This book describes the fundamental knowledge of mechanics and its application to biomaterials. An overivew of computer modeling in biomaterials is offered and multiple fields where biomaterials are used are reviewed with particular emphasis to the importance of the mechanical properties of biomaterials. The reader will obtain a better understanding of the current techniqus to synthesize, characterize and integrate biomaterials into the human body.