Biomechanics: Concepts and Computation (Cambridge Texts in Biomedical Engineering)

Biomechanics: Concepts and Computation (Cambridge Texts in Biomedical Engineering)

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Cees Oomens
Cambridge University Press, 2010-05-14
EAN 9780521172967, ISBN10: 0521172969

Hardcover, 348 pages, 24.6 x 24.6 x 18.9 cm

This is the first textbook to integrates both general and specific topics, theoretical background and biomedical engineering applications, as well as analytical and numerical approaches. This quantitative approach integrates the classical concepts of mechanics and computational modelling techniques, in a logical progression through a wide range of fundamental biomechanics principles. Online MATLAB-based software along with examples and problems using biomedical applications will motivate undergraduate biomedical engineering students to practise and test their skills. The book covers topics such as kinematics, equilibrium, stresses and strains, and also focuses on large deformations and rotations and non-linear constitutive equations, including visco-elastic behaviour and the behaviour of long slender fibre-like structures. This is the definitive textbook for students.

Review of the hardback: 'Biomechanics: Concepts and Computation is one of the most important textbooks written in the field of biomechanical education.' Amit Gefen, v