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Functionalized Polysulfones: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications

Silvia Ioan
October 23, 2017

Functionalized Polysulfones: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications focuses on polysulfones and their derivatives, which are widely used as functional materials in the biochemical, industrial, and medical fields due to their structural and physical characteristics, such as good optical...

Diagnostic Ultrasound: Imaging and Blood Flow Measurements, Second Edition

K. Kirk Shung
October 23, 2017

Offers an Extensive Discussion on High Frequency Ultrasound Based on a course taught and developed by a foremost expert in diagnostic ultrasound technology, Diagnostic Ultrasound: Imaging and Blood Flow Measurements, Second Edition covers cutting-edge developments, along with the fundamental...

Vascularization: Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering

Eric M. Brey
October 23, 2017

A Complex and Growing Field The study of vascularization in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine (TERM) and its applications is an emerging field that could revolutionize medical approaches for organ and tissue replacement, reconstruction, and regeneration. Designed specifically for...

Bioresorbable Scaffolds: From Basic Concept to Clinical Applications

Yoshinobu Onuma, Patrick W.J.C. Serruys
October 20, 2017

This book focuses on the coronary bioresorbable scaffold, a new interventional treatment for coronary artery disease, differentiated from a permanent metallic stent. The book provides an overview of the technology including non-clinical studies and clinical evidences in order to help clinicians...

Computational Bioengineering

Guigen Zhang
October 18, 2017

Arguably the first book of its kind, Computational Bioengineering explores the power of multidisciplinary computer modeling in bioengineering. Written by experts, the book examines the interplay of multiple governing principles underlying common biomedical devices and problems, bolstered by case...

Ambient Assisted Living

Nuno M. Garcia, Joel Jose P.C. Rodrigues
October 18, 2017

Addresses an Emerging Shift in Developing Countries The authors and contributors of Ambient Assisted Living have recognized that the demographic profile is changing in many developing countries and have factored in an inversion of the demographic pyramid. The technology of ambient assisted living...

Biomechanics of Human Motion: Applications in the Martial Arts, Second Edition

Emeric Arus, Ph.D.
October 18, 2017

Biomechanics of Human Motion: Applications in the Martial Arts, Second Edition, explores the biomechanical principles of nine different forms of martial arts, with specific attention paid to their anatomical features. Within this examination, Professor Arus highlights the use of energy and force...

Mechanics of Cellular Bone Remodeling: Coupled Thermal, Electrical, and Mechanical Field Effects

Qing-Hua Qin
October 12, 2017

Research on bone remodeling has resulted in much new information and has led to improvements in design and biomedical practices. Mechanics of Cellular Bone Remodeling: Coupled Thermal, Electrical, and Mechanical Field Effects presents a unified exploration of recent advances, giving readers a sound...

Assistive Technology for Blindness and Low Vision

Roberto Manduchi, Sri Kurniawan
October 12, 2017

Assistive technology has made it feasible for individuals with a wide range of impairments to engage in many activities, such as education and employment, in ways not previously possible. The key factor is to create consumer-driven technologies that solve the problems by addressing the needs of...

Introduction to Experimental Biophysics, Second Edition: Biological Methods for Physical Scientists

Jay L. Nadeau
October 05, 2017

Praise for the First Edition “essential reading for any physical scientist who is interested in performing biological research.” ―Contemporary Physics "an ambitious text…. Each chapter contains protocols and the conceptual reasoning behind them, which is often useful to physicists performing...

Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine: Methods, Devices, and Applications, Second Edition

Tuan Vo-Dinh
October 02, 2017

The second edition of Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine is intended to serve as an authoritative reference source for a broad audience involved in the research, teaching, learning, and practice of nanotechnology in life sciences. This technology, which is on the scale of molecules, has enabled...

Viscoelastic Solids (1998)

Roderic S. Lakes
October 02, 2017

Viscoelastic Solids covers the mathematical theory of viscoelasticity and physical insights, causal mechanisms, and practical applications. The book: presents a development of the theory, addressing both transient and dynamic aspects as well as emphasizing linear viscoelasticity synthesizes the...