Presents Current Principles and ApplicationsBiomedical engineering is considered to be the most expansive of all the engineering sciences. Its function involves the direct combination of core engineering sciences as well as knowledge of nonengineering disciplines such as biology and medicine. Drawing on material from the biomechanics section of The
Mechanics of Hard Tissue. Musculoskeletal Soft Tissue Mechanics. JointArticulating Surface Motion. Joint Lubrication. Analysis of Gait. Mechanics of Head/Neck. Biomechanics of Chest and Abdomen Impact. Cardiac Biomechanics. Heart Valve Dynamics. Arterial Macrocirculatory Hemodynamics. Mechanics of Blood Vessels. The Venous System. The Microcirculation Physiome. Mechanics and Deformability of Hematocytes. Mechanics of Tissue/Lymphatic Transport. Modeling in Cellular Biomechanics. Cochlear Mechanics. Inner Ear Hair Cell Bundle Mechanics. Exercise Physiology. Factors Affecting Mechanical Work in Humans. Index.