Biomedical engineering : bridging medicine and technology (Book, 2009) [Alabama State University Library]
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Biomedical engineering : bridging medicine and technology

Biomedical engineering : bridging medicine and technology

Author: W Mark Saltzman
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Series: Cambridge texts in biomedical engineering.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an ideal text for an introduction to biomedical engineering. The book presents the basic science knowledge used by biomedical engineers at a level accessible to all students and illustrates the first steps in applying this knowledge to solve problems in human medicine. Biomedical engineering now encompasses a range of fields of specialization including bioinstrumentation, bioimaging, biomechanics,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: 0 Gesamtdarstellung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W Mark Saltzman
ISBN: 9780521840996 0521840996
OCLC Number: 263409098
Description: xxi, 633 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 27 cm.
Contents: Introduction : what is biomedical engineering? --
Biomolecular principles --
Biomolecular principles : nucleic acids --
Biomolecular principles : proteins --
Cellular principles --
Communication systems in the body --
Engineering balances : respiration and digestion --
Circulation --
Removal of molecules from the body --
Biomechanics --
Bioinstrumentation --
Bioimaging --
Biomolecular engineering I : biotechnology --
Biomolecular engineering II : engineering of immunity --
Biomaterials and artificial organs --
Biomedical engineering and cancer --
Appendix A : Physiological parameters --
Appendix B : Chemical parameters --
Appendix C : Units and conversion factors.
Series Title: Cambridge texts in biomedical engineering.
Responsibility: W. Mark Saltzman.

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This book is an introduction to biomedical engineering, starting from the basics and demonstrating the engineering principles that are used to create new diagnostic methods and therapies for human  Read more...
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"Biomedical engineering is the newest of the engineering disciplines, so the cannon of biomedical engineering textbooks is very much a work in progress...Saltzman has written an excellent upper-level Read more...

 
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