Principles of Biomedical Engineering

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Artech House, 2010 - Technology & Engineering - 481 pages
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Describing the role of engineering in medicine today, this comprehensive volume covers a wide range of the most important topics in this burgeoning field. Supported with over 145 illustrations, the book discusses bioelectrical systems, mechanical analysis of biological tissues and organs, biomaterial selection, compartmental modeling, and biomedical instrumentation. Moreover, you find a thorough treatment of the concept of using living cells in various therapeutics and diagnostics. Structured as a complete text for students with some engineering background, the book also makes a valuable reference for professionals new to the bioengineering field. This authoritative textbook features numerous exercises and problems in each chapter to help ensure a solid understanding of the material.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
1
Chapter 2 Biotransport
21
Chapter 3 Bioelectrical Phenomena
63
Chapter 4 Biofluid Flow
109
Chapter 5 Biomechanics
157
Chapter 6 Biomaterials
213
Chapter 7 Cellular Engineering
255
Chapter 8 Biomedical Imaging
305
Chapter 9 Biosensors
353
Chapter 10 Physiological Modeling
399
Chapter 11 Ethical Legal and Societal Aspects
445
About the Author
467
Index
469
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