Biomaterials : A Systems Approach to Engineering Concepts

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Biomaterials: A Systems Approach to Engineering Concepts provides readers with a systems approach to biomaterials and materials engineering. By focusing on the mechanical needs of implants, disease states, and current clinical needs, readers are encouraged to design materials and systems targeted at specific conditions, and to identify the impact of their proposed solutions.

This inventive text is a useful resource for researchers, students, and course providers of biomaterials and biomedical engineering.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 410 pages
  • 191 x 235 x 25.4mm | 1,000g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0128094788
  • 9780128094785

Table of contents

1. Cell Biology Principles 2. Cell Expression: Proteins and their characterization 3. Bones and Mineralized Tissues 4. Connective and Soft Tissues 5. Property Assessments ot Tissues 6. Environmental and Aging Effects on Tissues 7. Metallic Biomaterials 8. Ceramic Biomaterials 9. Polymeric Biomaterials 10. Nanomaterials and Phase Contrast Imaging Agents 11. Orthopaedic Biomaterials and Strategies 12. Neural Engineered Biomaterials and Strategies 13. Cardiovascular Engineered Biomaterials and Strategies 14. Artificial Organs: Engineering and Strategies 15. Special topics: Assays applied to both health and sports
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About Brian J. Love

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and Dental and Biologic Materials at the University of Michigan, USA, where he heads a research group which is currently working on Biomaterials and Molecular and Cellular Biomechanics. Dr. Love has held appointments at Virginia Tech, Wake Forest School for Biomedical Engineering, Georgetown School of Medicine and GIT, as well as working as an engineer for Texas Instruments. He is on the editorial board of two international journals and was on the Dean's list for Teaching Excellence (based on Student perceptions at Virginia Tech): 2004, 2002, 1998, 1994. In addition, Dr. Love was nominated for the WL Wine Award for Teaching Excellence in 2007.
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