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    Biomedical Engineering & Design Handbook, Volumes I and II

    By: Myer Kutz

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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


    Bone Mechanics

    Finite Element Analysis

    Vibration, Mechanical Shock, and Impact



    Biomedical Composites


    Cardiovascular Biomaterials

    Dental Materials

    Orthopaedic Biomaterials

    Biomaterials to Promote Tissue Regeneration


    Biomedical Signal Analysis

    Biomedical Signal Processing

    Intelligent Systems and Bioengineering


    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


    Risk Management in Healthcare

    Technology Planning for Healthcare Institutions

    Healthcare Facilities Planning

    Healthcare Systems Engineering

    Enclosed Habitat Life Support

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