Описание: Designed to meet the needs of undergraduate students, Introduction to Biomechanics takes the fresh approach of combining the viewpoints of both a well-respected teacher and a successful student. With an eye toward practicality without loss of depth of instruction, this book seeks to explain the fundamental concepts of biomechanics. With the accompanying web site providing models, sample problems, review questions and more, Introduction to Biomechanics provides students with the full range of instructional material for this complex and dynamic field.
Описание: It comprises 21 chapters, which are organized into the following three categories:* Evolutionary Biology Concepts * Genome/Molecular Evolution* Morphological Evolution/SpeciationThis book offers an up-to-date overview of evolutionary biology concepts and their use in the biology of the 21st century.
Автор: Taylor Adrian Название: Evolutionary Biomechanics ISBN: 0198566379 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780198566373 Издательство: Oxford Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 6505 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Recent research in biomechanics is increasingly revealing a set of special cases where universal physical laws constrain the trajectories and, more controversially, even the endpoints of the evolutionary process. For the first time this book brings together a broad range of examples from the latest research in evolutionary biomechanics to examine this phenomenon.
Описание: This book is essential reading for those interested in understanding current research trends in biomechanics at micro- and nanoscale levels. It details the
research carried out to date in this field by fourteen prominent researchers as part of a four-year government supported project which commenced in 2003. The coverage includes four
broad areas: cell mechanics, cell response to mechanical stimulation, tissue engineering, and computational biomechanics.
Автор: McCaw Steve Название: Biomechanics for Dummies ISBN: 1118674693 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781118674697 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 1671 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A thorough explanation of the tenets of biomechanics At once a basic and applied science, biomechanics focuses on the mechanical cause-effect relationships that determine the motions of living organisms. Biomechanics for Dummies examines the relationship between biological and mechanical worlds.
Описание: The book is written by leading experts in the field presenting an up-to-date view of the subject matter in a didactically sound manner. It presents a review of the current knowledge of the behaviour of soft tissues in the cardiovascular system under mechanical loads, and the importance of constitutive laws in understanding the underlying mechanics is highlighted. Cells are also described together with arteries, tendons and ligaments, heart, and other biological tissues of current research interest in biomechanics. This includes experimental, continuum mechanical and computational perspectives, with the emphasis on nonlinear behaviour, and the simulation of mechanical procedures such as balloon angioplasty.
Автор: Knudson Название: Fundamentals of Biomechanics ISBN: 0387493115 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780387493114 Издательство: Springer Рейтинг: Цена: 9349 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Fundamentals of Biomechanics, 2nd edition, presents a clear, conceptual approach to understanding biomechanics within the context of the qualitative analysis of human movement. The philosophy is to blend up-to-date biomechanical knowledge (with extensive referencing for student study) with professional application knowledge. This true application of biomechanics in real-world settings is missing in previous biomechanics texts.The text provides real-world examples of the application of biomechanics several ways. Like other texts, human movement examples and problems are discussed to help teach biomechanical variables and concepts. This text, however, goes beyond this physics class with sport example approach. First, nine principles of biomechanics are developed throughout the book to link theoretical knowledge with practical/professional principles and application. These nine generic application principles are based on the laws and concepts of biomechanics, so they can be applied to all human movements. There principles help PETE majors address standard 2 on applying movement concepts and principles in physical education (NASPE, 1995). Most biomechanics texts that have tried to develop principles for application have created many specific observations about many categories of human movement, so students tend to get lost. Second, the last section of the book develops the application of biomechanics in qualitative analysis of several movements in four professional areas: physical education, coaching, strength & conditioning, and sports medicine. These guided tours of the application of biomechanics to solve human movement problems are similar to the extensive interdisciplinary qualitative analysis tutorials in Knudson & Morrison (2002).
Описание: Greater understanding of the ways in which an animal's body responds to mechanical stress has resulted in significant advances in the fields of zoology, physiology, and biomedical engineering. This volume provides a compilation of experimental protocols for researchers in these areas.
Автор: Vogel, Steven Название: Comparative biomechanics ISBN: 0691112975 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780691112978 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 5748 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Why do you shift from walking to running at a particular speed? This explains how biomechanics makes use of models and methods drawn from physics and mechanical engineering to investigate a range of general questions - from how animals swim and fly and the modes of terrestrial locomotion to the way organisms respond to wind and water currents.
Автор: Atsushi Ikai Название: The World of Nano-Biomechanics, ISBN: 044452777X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780444527776 Издательство: Elsevier Science Рейтинг: Цена: 12810 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: By using nanotechnological methods, we can now poke around protein molecules, genes, membranes, cells and more. Observation of such entities through optical and electron microscopes tempt us to touch and manipulate them. It is now possible to do so, and scientists around the world have started pulling, pushing and cutting small structures at the base of life processes to understand the effect of our hand work.The book describes the physical properties of such life supporting structures from the molecular level with a special emphasis on their designs based on the mechanical strength and flexibility, membrane and other biological nanostructures.
Автор: Vogel Steven Название: Comparative Biomechanics ISBN: 0691155666 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780691155661 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 7310 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Why do you switch from walking to running at a specific speed? Why do tall trees rarely blow over in high winds? And why does a spore ejected into air at seventy miles per hour travel only a fraction of an inch? "Comparative Biomechanics" is the first and only textbook that takes a comprehensive look at the mechanical aspects of life--covering animals and plants, structure and movement, and solids and fluids. An ideal entry point into the ways living creatures interact with their immediate physical world, this revised and updated edition examines how the forms and activities of animals and plants reflect the materials available to nature, considers rules for fluid flow and structural design, and explores how organisms contend with environmental forces.
Drawing on physics and mechanical engineering, Steven Vogel looks at how animals swim and fly, modes of terrestrial locomotion, organism responses to winds and water currents, circulatory and suspension-feeding systems, and the relationship between size and mechanical design. He also investigates links between the properties of biological materials--such as spider silk, jellyfish jelly, and muscle--and their structural and functional roles. Early chapters and appendices introduce relevant physical variables for quantification, and problem sets are provided at the end of each chapter. "Comparative Biomechanics" is useful for physical scientists and engineers seeking a guide to state-of-the-art biomechanics. For a wider audience, the textbook establishes the basic biological context for applied areas--including ergonomics, orthopedics, mechanical prosthetics, kinesiology, sports medicine, and biomimetics--and provides materials for exhibit designers at science museums. Problem sets at the ends of chapters Appendices cover basic background information Updated and expanded documentation and materials Revised figures and text Increased coverage of friction, viscoelastic materials, surface tension, diverse modes of locomotion, and biomimetics
Автор: Lucas Название: A Primer of Biomechanics ISBN: 0387984569 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780387984568 Издательство: Springer Рейтинг: Цена: 12154 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Presents the principles of biomechanics with a clinical orientation. This work is useful for orthopaedic residents and practitioners.
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