Principles of Biomedical Engineering

Principles of Biomedical Engineering

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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.Assume that Evander Holyfielda#39;s arm weighs 5 kg and the radius of gyration is 23 cm. If Mike Tyson has to stop the motion, what average amount of force must be applied over a period of 0.2 second by the elbow flexors inserting at ... 5.24 (a) Calculate the stress and strain in a typical femur (bone in the thigh) while standing.

Title:Principles of Biomedical Engineering
Author:Sundararajan V. Madihally
Publisher:Artech House - 2010


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