Fundamentals of Biomechanics: Equilibrium, Motion, and Deformation / Edition 2

Fundamentals of Biomechanics: Equilibrium, Motion, and Deformation / Edition 2

by Dawn L. Leger, Margareta Nordin
     
 

Extensively revised from a successful first edition, this book features a wealth of clear illustrations, numerous worked examples, and many problem sets. It provides the quantitative perspective missing from more descriptive texts, without requiring an advanced background in mathematics, and as such will be welcomed for use in courses such as biomechanics and… See more details below

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Extensively revised from a successful first edition, this book features a wealth of clear illustrations, numerous worked examples, and many problem sets. It provides the quantitative perspective missing from more descriptive texts, without requiring an advanced background in mathematics, and as such will be welcomed for use in courses such as biomechanics and orthopedics, rehabilitation and industrial engineering, and occupational or sports medicine.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387982830
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
06/10/1999
Edition description:
2nd ed.
Pages:
415
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. Force Vector. 3. Moment and Torque Vectors. 4. Statics: Analyses of Systems in Equilibrium. 5. Applications of Statics to Biomechanics. 6. Introduction to Deformable Body Mechanics. 7. Stress and Strain. 8. Multiaxial Deformations and Stress Analyses. 9. Mechanical Properties of Biological Tissues. 10. Introduction to Dynamics. 11. Linear Kinematics. 12. Linear Kinetics. 13 Angular Kinematics. 14 Angular Kinetics. 15. Impulse and Momentum. Appendices.

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