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Biomaterial Mechanics

1st Edition


Heather N. Hayenga, Helim Aranda-Espinoza
May 25, 2017

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 biomater...

Basic Transport Phenomena in Biomedical Engineering

4th Edition


Ronald L. Fournier
August 28, 2017

This will be a substantial revision of a good selling text for upper division/first graduate courses in biomedical transport phenomena, offered in many departments of biomedical and chemical engineering. Each chapter will be updated accordingly, with new problems and examples incorporated where appr...

Dosimetry in Bioelectromagnetics

1st Edition


Marko Markov
May 11, 2017

Dosimetry refers to the calculation and assessment of the radiation dose received by the human body. The proposed book will place emphasis on the existence of physical and biophysical dosimetry. It will be discussed for the proper description and evaluation of the signal at the power generation syst...

Technology and Medical Sciences

1st Edition

R.M. Natal Jorge, Joao Manuel RS Tavares, Marcos Pinotti Barbosa, Alan Peter Slade
January 16, 2019

The use of more robust, affordable, and efficient techniques and technologies in the application of medicine is presently a subject of huge interest and demand. Technology and Medical Sciences solidifies knowledge in the fields of technology and medical sciences and to define their key stakeholders...

Biological and Biomedical Coatings Handbook, Two-Volume Set

1st Edition

Sam Zhang
January 16, 2019

Written in a versatile, contemporary style that will benefit both novice and expert alike, Biological and Biomedical Coatings Handbook, Two-Volume Set explores the state of the art in the development and implementation of advanced thin films and coatings in the biological field. The set covers...

Nanotechnology in Biomedicine

1st Edition

Preeti Nigam Joshi
January 15, 2019

This book covers the basics of nanotechnology and its role in biomedical engineering. It clubs different applications of nanotechnology in medicine, disease diagnostics, artificial implants; nano-enabled implantable devices and nanorobots as future mode of treatment of various diseases. It provides...

Immune Aspects of Biopharmaceuticals and Nanomedicines

1st Edition

Raj Bawa, Janos Szebeni, Thomas J Webster, Gerald F. Audette
January 10, 2019

The enormous advances in the immunologic aspects of biotherapeutics and nanomedicines in the past two decades has necessitated an authoritative and comprehensive reference source that can be relied upon by immunologists, biomedical researchers, clinicians, pharmaceutical companies, regulators,...

Nanoparticles in Polymer Systems for Biomedical Applications

1st Edition

Jince Thomas, Sabu Thomas, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Jiya Jose
January 08, 2019

The volume includes presentations of technological and research accomplishments along with novel approaches in nanomedicine and nanotechnology. It explores the different types of nanomedicinal drugs with their production and commercial significance. Other topics discussed are...

Introduction to Megavoltage X-Ray Dose Computation Algorithms

1st Edition

Jerry Battista
January 02, 2019

A critical element of radiation treatment planning for cancer is the accurate prediction and delivery of a tailored radiation dose distribution inside the patient. Megavoltage x-ray beams are aimed at the tumour, while collateral damage to nearby healthy tissue and organs is minimized. The key to...

Revival: Fuzzy and Neuro-Fuzzy Systems in Medicine (1998)

1st Edition

Horia-Nicolai L Teodorescu, Abraham Kandel, Lakhmi C. Jain
December 31, 2018

Fuzzy and Neuro-Fuzzy Systems in Medicineprovides a thorough review of state-of-the-art techniques and practices, defines and explains relevant problems, as well as provides solutions to these problems. After an introduction, the book progresses from one topic to another - with a linear development...

Revival: Microspheres: Medical and Biological Applications (1988)

1st Edition

Alan Rembaum, Zoltan A. Tokes
December 31, 2018

We have previously described the syntheses of both magnetic and nonmagnetic polymeric microspheres, and we have reported their application in removal of neuroblastoma cells from normal cells in bone marrow, in the separation of red blood cells, and the separation of human B and T lymphocytes. In...

Revival: Viscoelastic Solids (1998)

1st Edition

Roderic S. Lakes
December 31, 2018

Viscoelastic Solids covers the mathematical theory of viscoelasticity and physical insights, causal mechanisms, and practical applications. Viscoelastic Solids also demonstrates the use of viscoelasticity for diverse applications, such as earplugs, gaskets, computer disks, satellite stability,...

Carbon Nanomaterials in Biomedicine and the Environment

1st Edition

Zulkhair Mansurov
December 31, 2018

Carbon nanomaterials possess special physical and chemical properties. As adsorbents, they are widely used for the purification of water and other liquids, recovery of valuable substances from liquid and gaseous media, and oil refining and also in petrochemical, wine, oil and fat, and other...

Whole Body Vibrations: Physical and Biological Effects on the Human Body

1st Edition

Redha Taiar, Christiano Bittencourt Machado, Xavier Chiementin, Mario Bernardo-Filho
November 30, 2018

Whole Body Vibrations: Physical and Biological Effects on the Human Body allows an understanding about the qualities and disadvantages of vibration exposure on the human body with a biomechanical and medical perspective. It offers a comprehensive range of principles, methods, techniques and tools...

Mechanobiology Handbook, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Jiro Nagatomi, Eno Essien Ebong
November 26, 2018

Mechanobiology—the study of the effects of mechanics on biological events—has evolved to answer numerous research questions. Mechanobiology Handbook 2nd Edition is a reference book for engineers, scientists, and clinicians who are interested in mechanobiology and a textbook for senior undergraduate...