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Biomechanics, muscle fibers, and how to interface experimental apparatus to a computer

Author: Masataka Kawai
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Back cover -Why this book? This book covers a broad area of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) disciplines, and is written for those interested in biophysics / biomechanics. It includes viscoelasticity, chemical kinetics, system analysis, muscle biology/biophysics and mechanics, analog and digital electronics, methods for interfacing experimental systems to a computer, and the mathematics  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Masataka Kawai
ISBN: 9783319720364 3319720368
OCLC Number: 1021244239
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Basic elements of viscoelasticity.- Reaction processes (chemical kinetics) and their application to muscle biology.- How to characterize chemical reactions occurring in muscle fibers?.- Structure and function of muscle cells.- Mathematics needed to solve problems of contraction.- Computer interfacing of experimental apparatus.- Appendices.
Responsibility: Masataka Kawai.

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This book is written to help and enable students in how to observe biological specimens in terms of viscosity, mass, elasticity and work producing elements. Their mathematical derivation is complex  Read more...

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