The Biomedical Engineering Handbook, Fourth Edition: Four Volume Set, 4th Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Biomedical Engineering Handbook, Fourth Edition

Four Volume Set

By Joseph D. Bronzino, Donald R. Peterson

© 2015 – CRC Press

5,430 pages | 2060 B/W Illus.

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About the Book

The definitive "bible" for the field of biomedical engineering, this collection of volumes is a major reference for all practicing biomedical engineers and students. Now in its fourth edition, this work presents a substantial revision, with all sections updated to offer the latest research findings. New sections address drugs and devices, personalized medicine, and stem cell engineering. Also included is a historical overview as well as a special section on medical ethics. This set provides complete coverage of biomedical engineering fundamentals, medical devices and systems, computer applications in medicine, and molecular engineering.

Reviews

"This handbook is one of the most interesting and most complete and largest books in the field of biomedical engineering. Apart from the basic information in the field of biomechanics and biomedical devices for signal and biomedical image processing, it also covers the area of molecular biology. It will be a valuable resource for advanced undergraduate students and doctoral students as well as engineers and physicians during specialization. It is continually updated, bringing together articles written by the most famous scientists in the world. Certainly, this book should be available, either in hardcopy in libraries or online, to every student or professional involved in biomedical engineering."

BioMedical Engineering OnLine, January 2016

"This massive compendium of biomedical engineering information is the latest edition of Bronzino’s handbook (previous editions in 1995, 1999, and 2006). It now consists of four hefty stand-alone volumes: Biomedical Engineering Fundamentals, Medical Devices and Human Engineering, Biomedical Signals, Imaging, and Informatics, and Molecular, Cellular, and Tissue Engineering, running in total to almost 5500 pages and hundreds of thoroughly researched entries, each including necessary formulae, charts, illustrations, and substantial bibliographies. Each volume contains a CD with selected illustrations in pdf format. The entries are almost completely rewritten from earlier editions, with significant additions of new material, including a section on ethics in the final volume. Each volume contains a preface, list of contributors (mostly from significant universities in the United States, but with some international contributors), and a volume-specific index. The breadth and depth of the material is exhaustive. … Recommended for libraries with a biomedical program, especially given its competitive price."

—Peter Larsen, for ARBAonline

Table of Contents

Volume 1: Biomedical Engineering Fundamentals

Physiologic Systems

Biomechanics

Biomaterials

Bioelectric Phenomena

Neuroengineering

Volume 2: Medical Devices and Systems

Biomedical Sensors

Medical Instrumentation and Devices

Human Performance Engineering

Rehabilitation Engineering

Clinical Engineering

Volume 3: Biomedical Signals, Imaging and Informatics

Biosignal Processing

Medical Imaging

Infrared Imaging

Medical Informatics

Volume 4: Molecular, Cellular and Tissue Engineering

Molecular Biology

Transport Phenomena and Biomimetic Systems

Physiological Modeling, Simulation and Control

Stem Cell Engineering; An Introduction

Tissue Engineering

Artificial Organs

Drug Design, Delivery Systems and Devices

Personalized Medicine

Ethics

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED009000
MEDICAL / Biotechnology
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science