• Filename: biomaterials.
  • ISBN: 0130097101
  • Release Date: 2008-01
  • Number of pages: 478
  • Author: J. S. Temenoff
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall

Intended for use in an introductory course on biomaterials, taught primarily in departments of biomedical engineering. The book covers classes of materials commonly used in biomedical applications, followed by coverage of the biocompatibility of those materials with the biological environment. Finally, it covers some in-depth applications of biomaterials. It does all of this with an overall emphasis on tissue engineering.

Biomaterials The Intersection of Biology and Materials Science

  • Filename: biomaterials-the-intersection-of-biology-and-materials-science.
  • ISBN: 9781467242264
  • Release Date: 2016-09-26
  • Number of pages: 26
  • Author: CTI Reviews
  • Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Facts101 is your complete guide to Biomaterials, The Intersection of Biology and Materials Science. In this book, you will learn topics such as Physical Properties of Biomaterials, Mechanical Properties of Biomaterials, Biomaterial Degradation, and Biomaterial Processing plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Outlines and Highlights for Biomaterials

  • Filename: outlines-and-highlights-for-biomaterials.
  • ISBN: 1614617503
  • Release Date: 2011-04
  • Number of pages: 184
  • Author: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
  • Publisher: Academic Internet Pub Incorporated

Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again! Virtually all of the testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events from the textbook are included. Cram101 Just the FACTS101 studyguides give all of the outlines, highlights, notes, and quizzes for your textbook with optional online comprehensive practice tests. Only Cram101 is Textbook Specific. Accompanys: 9780130097101 .

Mimicking the Extracellular Matrix

  • Filename: mimicking-the-extracellular-matrix.
  • ISBN: 9781849738330
  • Release Date: 2015-11-18
  • Number of pages: 405
  • Author: Gregory H. Hudalla
  • Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry

The extracellular matrix (ECM) is the focus of much interest in biology and bioengineering. Increasing understanding of the influence of the ECM on cell behaviour has led to the exciting possibilities of tissue engineering. Aside from new therapeutic tools, understanding the ECM is of course fundamental to basic cell biology research. Mimicking the Extracellular Matrix approaches this topic from both basic science and practical engineering perspectives. Seven topics are approached each in a pair of chapters, one with a biological approach and its partner with a bioengineering approach. Topics include the mechanical properties of the ECM, which outlines current knowledge of the ECM physical structure and reviewing state-of-the-art strategies to mimic its native microenvironments. The organisational characteristics of the ECM form the focus of another pair of chapters, where the collagen triple helix is discussed, followed by a review of advances in artificial reproduction of well-ordered systems using self-assembling peptides, or peptide amphiphiles. The balanced approach of this text gives it a broad appeal to those interested in the ECM from a range of backgrounds and disciplines. Suitable for undergraduates, postgraduates, and academics, this text aims to unify the current knowledge of ECM biology and matrix-mimicking biomaterials.

Introduction to Biomaterials

  • Filename: introduction-to-biomaterials.
  • ISBN: 9780521116909
  • Release Date: 2013-11-07
  • Number of pages: 419
  • Author: J. L. Ong
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A succinct introduction to the field of biomaterials engineering, packed with practical insights.

Biomaterials Science

  • Filename: biomaterials-science.
  • ISBN: 9780080877808
  • Release Date: 2012-12-31
  • Number of pages: 1573
  • Author: Buddy D. Ratner
  • Publisher: Academic Press

The revised edition of this renowned and bestselling title is the most comprehensive single text on all aspects of biomaterials science. It provides a balanced, insightful approach to both the learning of the science and technology of biomaterials and acts as the key reference for practitioners who are involved in the applications of materials in medicine. Over 29,000 copies sold, this is the most comprehensive coverage of principles and applications of all classes of biomaterials: "the only such text that currently covers this area comprehensively" - Materials Today Edited by four of the best-known figures in the biomaterials field today; fully endorsed and supported by the Society for Biomaterials Fully revised and expanded, key new topics include of tissue engineering, drug delivery systems, and new clinical applications, with new teaching and learning material throughout, case studies and a downloadable image bank

Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering

  • Filename: numerical-methods-in-biomedical-engineering.
  • ISBN: 0080470807
  • Release Date: 2005-11-21
  • Number of pages: 632
  • Author: Stanley Dunn
  • Publisher: Academic Press

Numerical Modeling in Biomedical Engineering brings together the integrative set of computational problem solving tools important to biomedical engineers. Through the use of comprehensive homework exercises, relevant examples and extensive case studies, this book integrates principles and techniques of numerical analysis. Covering biomechanical phenomena and physiologic, cell and molecular systems, this is an essential tool for students and all those studying biomedical transport, biomedical thermodynamics & kinetics and biomechanics. Supported by Whitaker Foundation Teaching Materials Program; ABET-oriented pedagogical layout Extensive hands-on homework exercises

Numerical and Statistical Methods for Bioengineering

  • Filename: numerical-and-statistical-methods-for-bioengineering.
  • ISBN: 1139493426
  • Release Date: 2010-11-04
  • Number of pages: 594
  • Author: Michael R. King
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The first MATLAB-based numerical methods textbook for bioengineers that uniquely integrates modelling concepts with statistical analysis, while maintaining a focus on enabling the user to report the error or uncertainty in their result. Between traditional numerical method topics of linear modelling concepts, nonlinear root finding, and numerical integration, chapters on hypothesis testing, data regression and probability are interweaved. A unique feature of the book is the inclusion of examples from clinical trials and bioinformatics, which are not found in other numerical methods textbooks for engineers. With a wealth of biomedical engineering examples, case studies on topical biomedical research, and the inclusion of end of chapter problems, this is a perfect core text for a one-semester undergraduate course.

Introduction to Medical Imaging

  • Filename: introduction-to-medical-imaging.
  • ISBN: 9781139492041
  • Release Date: 2010-11-18
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: Nadine Barrie Smith
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Covering the basics of X-rays, CT, PET, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, and MRI, this textbook provides senior undergraduate and beginning graduate students with a broad introduction to medical imaging. Over 130 end-of-chapter exercises are included, in addition to solved example problems, which enable students to master the theory as well as providing them with the tools needed to solve more difficult problems. The basic theory, instrumentation and state-of-the-art techniques and applications are covered, bringing students immediately up-to-date with recent developments, such as combined computed tomography/positron emission tomography, multi-slice CT, four-dimensional ultrasound, and parallel imaging MR technology. Clinical examples provide practical applications of physics and engineering knowledge to medicine. Finally, helpful references to specialised texts, recent review articles, and relevant scientific journals are provided at the end of each chapter, making this an ideal textbook for a one-semester course in medical imaging.

Quantitative Human Physiology

  • Filename: quantitative-human-physiology.
  • ISBN: 9780128011546
  • Release Date: 2017-01-02
  • Number of pages: 1008
  • Author: Joseph J Feher
  • Publisher: Academic Press

Quantitative Human Physiology: An Introduction is the first text to meet the needs of the undergraduate bioengineering student who is being exposed to physiology for the first time, but requires a more analytical/quantitative approach. This book explores how component behavior produces system behavior in physiological systems. Through text explanation, figures, and equations, it provides the engineering student with a basic understanding of physiological principles with an emphasis on quantitative aspects. Features a quantitative approach that includes physical and chemical principles Provides a more integrated approach from first principles, integrating anatomy, molecular biology, biochemistry and physiology Includes clinical applications relevant to the biomedical engineering student (TENS, cochlear implants, blood substitutes, etc.) Integrates labs and problem sets to provide opportunities for practice and assessment throughout the course NEW FOR THE SECOND EDITION Expansion of many sections to include relevant information Addition of many new figures and re-drawing of other figures to update our understanding and clarify difficult areas Substantial updating of the text to reflect newer research results Addition of several new appendices including statistics, nomenclature of transport carriers, and structural biology of important items such as the neuromuscular junction and calcium release unit Addition of new problems within the problem sets Addition of commentary to power point presentations

Biomedical Instrumentation Systems

  • Filename: biomedical-instrumentation-systems.
  • ISBN: 9781133714491
  • Release Date: 2012-12-20
  • Number of pages: 704
  • Author: Shakti Chatterjee
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

Learn to maintain and repair the high tech hospital equipment with this practical, straightforward, and thorough new book. Biomedical Instrumentation Systems uses practical medical scenarios to illustrate effective equipment maintenance and repair procedures. Additional coverage includes basic electronics principles, as well as medical device and safety standards. Designed to provide readers with the most current industry information, the latest medical websites are referenced, and today's most popular software simulation packages like MATLAB and MultiSIM are utilized. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


  • Filename: receptors.
  • ISBN: 0198022948
  • Release Date: 1993-08-05
  • Number of pages: 376
  • Author: Douglas A. Lauffenburger
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

Receptors: Models for Binding, Trafficking, and Signaling bridges the gap between chemical engineering and cell biology by lucidly and practically demonstrating how a mathematical modeling approach combined with quantitative experiments can provide enhanced understanding of cell phenomena involving receptor/ligand interactions. In stressing the need for a quantitative understanding of how receptor-mediated cell functions depend on receptor and ligand properties, the book offers comprehensive treatments of both basic and state-of-the-art model frameworks that span the entire spectrum of receptor processes--from fundamental cell surface binding, intracellular trafficking, and signal transduction events to the cell behavioral functions they govern, including proliferation, adhesion, and migration. The book emphasizes mechanistic models that are accessible to experimental testing and includes detailed examples of important contemporary issues. This much-needed book introduces chemical engineers and bioengineers to important problems in receptor biology and familiarizes cell biologists with the insights that can be gained from engineering analysis and synthesis. As such, chemical engineers, researchers, and advanced students in the fields of biotechnology, biomedical sciences, bioengineering, and molecular cell biology will find this book to be conceptually rich, timely, and useful.

Medical Instrumentation Application and Design 4th Edition

  • Filename: medical-instrumentation-application-and-design-4th-edition.
  • ISBN: 9781118312858
  • Release Date: 2009-01-09
  • Number of pages: 713
  • Author: John G. Webster
  • Publisher: Wiley Global Education

This contributed book provides the premiere reference on medical instrumentation as well as a comprehensive overview of the basic concepts of medical instrumentation illustrating the interdisciplinary nature of bioinstrumentation. This revised edition features new material on infant apnea monitors, impedance pneumography, the design of cardiac pacemakers, and disposable defibrillator electrodes and their standards.

Biological Interactions on Materials Surfaces

  • Filename: biological-interactions-on-materials-surfaces.
  • ISBN: 0387981616
  • Release Date: 2009-06-26
  • Number of pages: 429
  • Author: David A. Puleo
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Success or failure of biomaterials, whether tissue engineered constructs, joint and dental implants, vascular grafts, or heart valves, depends on molecular-level events that determine subsequent responses of cells and tissues. This book presents the latest developments and state-of-the-art knowledge regarding protein, cell, and tissue interactions with both conventional and nanophase materials. Insight into these biomaterial surface interactions will play a critical role in further developments in fields such as tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, and biocompatibility of implanted materials and devices. With chapters written by leaders in their respective fields, this compendium will be the authoritative source of information for scientists, engineers, and medical researchers seeking not only to understand but also to control tissue-biomaterial interactions.


  • Filename: biodesign.
  • ISBN: 9780521517423
  • Release Date: 2010
  • Number of pages: 742
  • Author: Stefanos Zenios
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Recognize market opportunities, master the design process, and develop business acumen with this 'how-to' guide to medical technology innovation. Outlining a systematic, proven approach for innovation - identify, invent, implement - and integrating medical, engineering, and business challenges with real-world case studies, this book provides a practical guide for students and professionals.

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