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Mathematical and computational methods in biomechanics of human skeletal systems : an introduction

By: Nedoma, Jiri.
Contributor(s): Nedoma, Jiri.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2011Description: xix, 572 p. ; 25 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).ISBN: 9780470408247.Subject(s): Biomechanics | Human mechanics -- Mathematics | Musculoskeletal system -- Mathematical models | Artificial joints -- Mathematical models | Biomechanics | Arthroplasty, Replacement | Joints -- surgery | Models, Theoretical
Contents:
Biomechanics of human skeleton, problem of alloarthroplasty -- Introduction to anatomy of skeletal system -- Total replacements of human joints -- Background of biomechanics -- Mathematical models of particular parts of the human skeleton, joints, and their replacements based on the boundary value problem analyses -- Mathematical analyses and numerical solutions of fundamental biomechanical problems -- Biomechanical models based on contact problems and biomechanical analyses of some human joints, their total replacements, and biomechanical analyses of some other parts of human skeleton.
Summary: "Despite the current successful methods and achievement of good joint implantation results, it is essential to further optimize the implants' shapes, enabling them to better resist extreme long-term mechanical demands. This book provides the orthopedic, biomechanical, and mathematical basis for the mathematical simulation of surgical techniques in orthopedics, as well as the numerical modeling of human joint replacements and simulation of their functions. It is a highly useful tool for designers, researchers, scientists, and manufacturers of joint implants who require the results of suggested experiments to improve existing shapes or to design the new shapes"--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 535-564) and index.

Biomechanics of human skeleton, problem of alloarthroplasty -- Introduction to anatomy of skeletal system -- Total replacements of human joints -- Background of biomechanics -- Mathematical models of particular parts of the human skeleton, joints, and their replacements based on the boundary value problem analyses -- Mathematical analyses and numerical solutions of fundamental biomechanical problems -- Biomechanical models based on contact problems and biomechanical analyses of some human joints, their total replacements, and biomechanical analyses of some other parts of human skeleton.

"Despite the current successful methods and achievement of good joint implantation results, it is essential to further optimize the implants' shapes, enabling them to better resist extreme long-term mechanical demands. This book provides the orthopedic, biomechanical, and mathematical basis for the mathematical simulation of surgical techniques in orthopedics, as well as the numerical modeling of human joint replacements and simulation of their functions. It is a highly useful tool for designers, researchers, scientists, and manufacturers of joint implants who require the results of suggested experiments to improve existing shapes or to design the new shapes"--Provided by publisher.

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