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A State-of-the-Art Guide to Biomedical Engineering and Design Fundamentals and Applications

The two-volume Biomedical Engineering and Design Handbook, Second Edition offers unsurpassed coverage of the entire biomedical engineering field, including fundamental concepts, design and development processes, and applications. This landmark work contains contributions on a wide range of topics from nearly 80 leading experts at universities, medical centers, and commercial and law firms.

Volume 1 focuses on the basics of biomedical engineering, including biomedical systems analysis, biomechanics of the human body, biomaterials, and bioelectronics. Filled with more than 500 detailed illustrations, this superb volume provides the foundational knowledge required to understand the design and development of innovative devices, techniques, and treatments.

Volume 2 provides timely information on breakthrough developments in medical device design, diagnostic equipment design, surgery, rehabilitation engineering, prosthetics design, and clinical engineering. Filled with more than 400 detailed illustrations, this definitive volume examines cutting-edge design and development methods for innovative devices, techniques, and treatments.

Volume 1 covers:

  • Modeling and Simulation of Biomedical Systems
  • Bioheat Transfer
  • Physical and Flow Properties of Blood
  • Respiratory Mechanics and Gas Exchange
  • Biomechanics of the Respiratory Muscles
  • Biomechanics of Human Movement
  • Biomechanics of the Musculoskeletal System
  • Biodynamics
  • Bone Mechanics
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Vibration, Mechanical Shock, and Impact
  • Electromyography
  • Biopolymers
  • Biomedical Composites
  • Bioceramics
  • Cardiovascular Biomaterials
  • Dental Materials
  • Orthopaedic Biomaterials
  • Biomaterials to Promote Tissue Regeneration
  • Bioelectricity
  • Biomedical Signal Analysis
  • Biomedical Signal Processing
  • Intelligent Systems and Bioengineering
  • BioMEMS

Volume 2 covers:

  • Medical Product Design
  • FDA Medical Device Requirements
  • Cardiovascular Devices
  • Design of Respiratory Devices
  • Design of Artificial Kidneys
  • Design of Controlled-Release Drug Delivery Systems
  • Sterile Medical Device Package Development
  • Design of Magnetic Resonance Systems
  • Instrumentation Design for Ultrasonic Imaging
  • The Principles of X-Ray Computed Tomography
  • Nuclear Medicine Imaging Instrumentation
  • Breast Imaging Systems
  • Surgical Simulation Technologies
  • Computer-Integrated Surgery and Medical Robotics
  • Technology and Disabilities
  • Applied Universal Design
  • Design of Artificial Arms and Hands for Prosthetic Applications
  • Design of Artificial Limbs for Lower Extremity Amputees
  • Wear of Total Knee and Hip Joint Replacements
  • Home Modification Design
  • Intelligent Assistive Technology
  • Rehabilitators
  • Risk Management in Healthcare
  • Technology Planning for Healthcare Institutions
  • Healthcare Facilities Planning
  • Healthcare Systems Engineering
  • Enclosed Habitat Life Support

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