Introduction to Biomedical Engineering: Biomechanics and Bioelectricity - Part I - Synthesis Lectures on Biomedical Engineering (Paperback)Douglas Christensen (author)
Paperback 118 Pages / Published: 31/03/2009
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Intended as an introduction to the field of biomedical engineering, this book covers the topics of biomechanics (Part I) and bioelectricity (Part II). Each chapter emphasizes a fundamental principle or law, such as Darcy's Law, Poiseuille's Law, Hooke's Law, Starling's Law, levers, and work in the area of fluid, solid, and cardiovascular biomechanics. In addition, electrical laws and analysis tools are introduced, including Ohm's Law, Kirchhoff's Laws, Coulomb's Law, capacitors and the fluid/electrical analogy. Culminating the electrical portion are chapters covering Nernst and membrane potentials and Fourier transforms. Examples are solved throughout the book and problems with answers are given at the end of each chapter. A semester-long Major Project that models the human systemic cardiovascular system, utilizing both a Matlab numerical simulation and an electrical analog circuit, ties many of the book's concepts together.
Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers
Number of pages: 118
Weight: 444 g
Dimensions: 235 x 187 x 13 mm
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