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This text presents a general introduction to soft tissue biomechanics. One of its primary goals is to introduce basic analytical, experimental and computational methods. In doing so, it enables readers to gain a relatively complete understanding of the biomechanics of the heart and vasculature.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441928979
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 12/1/2010
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2002
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 758
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Table of Contents

1.1 Historical Prelude, 1.2 Basic Cell Biology, 1.3 The Extracellular Matrix, 1.4 Soft Tissue Behavior, 1.5 Needs and General Approach, 1.6 Exercises, 1.7 References.
2.1 A Direct Tensor Notation, 2.2 Cartesian Components, 2.3 Further Results in Tensor Calculus, 2.4 Orthogonal Curvilinear Components, 2.5 Matrix Methods, 2.6 Exercises, 2.7 References,
3.1 Kinematics, 3.2 Forces, Tractions and Stresses, 3.3 Balance Relations, 3.4 Constitutive Formulations, 3.5 Boundary and Initial Conditions, 3.6 Exercises, 3.7 References,
4.1 Introduction, 4.2 Incompressible Isotropic Elasticity, 4.3 Solutions in 3-D Incompressible Elasticity,
4.4 Compressible Isotropic Elasticity, 4.5 Membrane Hyperelasticity, 4.6 Exercises, 4.7 References
5.1 General Philosophy, 5.2 Measurement of Strain, 5.3 Measurement of Applied Loads, 5.4 Testing Conditions, 5.5 Parameter Estimation and Statistics, 5.6 Exercises, 5.7 References
6. Finite Element Methods
6.1 Fundamental Equations, 6.2 Interpolation, Integration, and Solvers, 6.3 An Illustrative Formulation, 6.4 Inflation of a Membrane, 6.5 Inverse Finite Elements, 6.6 Exercises, 6.7 References
7.1 Structure and Function, 7.2 General Characteristics, 7.3 Constitutive Framework, 7.4 Experimental Methods, 7.5 Specific Constitutive Relations, 7.6 Stress Analyses, 7.7 Exercises, 7.8 References
8.1 Hypertension, 8.2 Intracranial Aneurysms, 8.3 Atherosclerosis, 8.4 Aortic Aneurysms, 8.5 Additional Topics, 8.6 Exercises, 8.7 References
9.1 Mechanical Preliminaries, 9.2 Cellular Responses to Applied Loads, 9.3 Arterial Response to Hypertension, 9.4 Arterial Response to Altered Flow, 9.5 Vessel Response to Injury, 9.6 Veins as Arterial Grafts, 9.7 Aging, 9.8 Exercises, 9.9 References
10.1 Structure and Function, 10.2 General Characteristics, 10.3 Constitutive Framework, 10.4 Constitutive Relations, 10.5 Stress Analyses, 10.6 Exercises, 10.7 References
I. Nomenclature, Abbreviations, and Conversions
II. Results for Curvilinear Coordinates
III. Material Frame Indifference
11.1 Ischemia
11.2 Volume Overload
11.3 Hypertrophy
11.4 Cardiac Aneurysms
11.5 Additional Topics

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