Cardiovascular Soft Tissue Mechanics by Stephen C. Cowin,Jay D. Humphrey PDF

By Stephen C. Cowin,Jay D. Humphrey

ISBN-10: 1402002203

ISBN-13: 9781402002205

ISBN-10: 9048159172

ISBN-13: 9789048159178

This unique quantity of the magazine of Elasticity represents the 1st in a brand new p- gram devoted to the occasional book of collections of invited, reviewed papers of topical curiosity. the aim of this software is to focus on the dev- opments and functions within the mechanics of fabrics inside of particular parts which may increase progress and supply perception for the development of the sector in addition to advertise basic figuring out and easy discovery. delicate Tissue Mechanics is a space of biomechanics that attracts seriously upon f- damental rules and fabric versions from nonlinear elasticity and viscoelasticity. an enormous objective of this examine is to appreciate these mechanics houses of middle, artery, collagen and skeletal muscle mass that may be used for the analysis of illnesses and the development of human lifestyles. This quantity illustrates how scan, modeling and computation is presently hired during this rising box. may well 2001 ROGER FOSDICK Editor-in-Chief magazine of Elasticity sixty one: ix–xii, 2000. ix Preface There are fundamental components for the applying of elasticity within the biomechanics of tissues: challenging tissue mechanics (e.g., bone, enamel, horns, etc.) and gentle tissue - chanics (e.g., dermis, tendons, arteries, etc.). The distinguishing characteristic among those tissue varieties is the volume of physiological “normal” deformation they event. whereas “hard” tissues merely event small deformations, smooth tissues ordinarily event huge deformations. From a biomechanics standpoint smooth tissues fall in the realm of finite elasticity.

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