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Biomechanics : Mechanical Properties of Living Tissues

Author: Yuan-Cheng Fung
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer New York, 1993. ©1993
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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This classic book is accepted internationally as the standard treatment of the mechanical properties of biological fluids, solids, tissues and organs. It is used widely as both a reference and textbook in this rapidly-growing field. Biomechanics presents a general outline of the discipline, with applications to bioengineering, physiology, medicine and surgery. The second edition reflects the broad advances that have  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fung, Y. C. (Yuan-cheng), 1919-
Biomechanics.
New York : Springer-Verlag, 1993
(DLC) 92033749
(OCoLC)26767762
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Yuan-Cheng Fung
ISBN: 9781475722574 1475722575
OCLC Number: 851752664
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 568 pages)
Contents: 1 Introduction: A Sketch of the History and Scope of the Field --
2 The Meaning of the Constitutive Equation --
3 The Flow Properties of Blood --
4 Mechanics of Erythrocytes, Leukocytes, and Other Cells --
5 Interaction of Red Cells with Vessel Wall, and Wall Shear with Endothelium --
6 Bioviscoelastic Fluids --
7 Bioviscoelastic Solids --
8 Mechanical Properties and Active Remodeling of Blood Vessels --
9 Skeletal Muscle --
10 Heart Muscle --
11 Smooth Muscles --
12 Bone and Cartilage --
Author Index.
Responsibility: by Yuan-Cheng Fung.

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