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Computer modeling in bioengineering : theoretical background, examples and software / Milos̆ Kojić ... [et al.]
Chichester, England ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, c2008
book jacket
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Subject(s) Bioengineering -- Computer simulation
Biomedical engineering -- Computer simulation
Biotechnology -- Computer simulation
Physical Description xix, 446 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Theoretical background of computational methods -- Notation : matrices and tensors -- Fundamentals of continuum mechanics -- Heat transfer, diffusion, fluid mechanics, and fluid flow through porous deformable media -- Fundamentals of computational methods -- Isoparametric formulation of finite elements -- Dynamic finite element analysis -- Introduction to nonlinear finite element analysis -- Finite element modeling of field problems -- Discrete particle methods for modeling of solids and fluids -- Computational methods in bioengineering -- Introduction to bioengineering -- Bone modeling -- Biological soft tissue -- Skeletal muscles -- Blood flow and blood vessels -- Modeling mass transport and thrombosis in arteries -- Cartilage mechanics -- Cell mechanics -- Extracellular mechanotransduction : modeling ligand concentration dynamics in the lateral intercellular space of compressed airway epithelial cells -- Spider silk : modeling solvent removal during synthetic and Nephila clavipes fiber spinning -- Modeling in cancer nanotechnology
Note This is a reference for a large number of bioengineering topics, presenting computer modeling problems important in research and medical practice. The book is divided into three parts - 'Theoretical Background', 'Fundamentals of Computational Methods' and 'Computer Modeling in Bioengineering'
Alternate Author Kojic, Milos, 1941-

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