Computer Modeling in Bioengineering: Theoretical Background, Examples and Software
The first comprehensive reference for a large number of
bioengineering topics, Computer Modeling in Bioengineering presents
computer-modeling problems important in research and medical
practice. Coverage includes theoretical background, numerical
formulations, examples, and software.
Contributors. Preface. Part I: Theoretical Background of Computational Methods. 1. Notation - Matrices and Tensors. 2. Fundamentals of Continuum Mechanics. 3. Heat Transfer, Diffusion, Fluid Mechanics, and Fluid Flow through Porous Deformable Media. Part II: Fundamentals of Computational Methods. 4. Isoparametric Formulation of Finite Elements. 5. Dynamic Finite Element Analysis. 6. Introduction to Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis. 7. Finite Element Modeling of Field Problems. 8. Discrete Particle Methods for Modeling of Solids and Fluids. Part III: Computational Methods in Bioengineering. 9. Introduction to Bioengineering. 10. Bone Modeling. 11. Biological Soft Tissue. 12. Skeletal Muscles. 13. Blood Flow and Blood Vessels. 14. Modeling Mass Transport and Thrombosis in Arteries. 15. Cartilage Mechanics. 16. Cell Mechanics. 17. Extracellular Mechanotransduction: Modeling Ligand Concentration Dynamics in the Lateral Intercellular Space of Compressed Airway Epithelial Cells. 18. Spider Silk: Modeling Solvent Removal during Synthetic and Nephila clavipes Fiber Spinning. 19. Modeling in Cancer Nanotechnology. Index.