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  • Structure-Based Mechanics of Tissues and Organsby Ghassan S. Kassab; Michael S. Sacks

    Springer US 2016; US$ 199.00

    This book portrays the commonality of tissue micro-structure that dictates physiological function in various organs (microstructure-function relation). Tissue and organ models are used to illustrate physiological functions based on microstructure. Fiber scale properties such as orientation and crimp are described in detail. Structurally-based constitutive... more...

  • Hydrogels of Cytoskeletal Proteinsby Yoshihito Osada; Ryuzo Kawamura; Ken-Ichi Sano

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book describes a new family of bio-polymergels made from cytoskeletal proteins - actin, microtubule, andtropomyosin.  The importance of the gelstate with multi-scale hierarchical structure is emphasized to utilize emergentfunctions in living organisms. Detailed protocol of gel preparation, specifiedmethod of structure investigation, and... more...

  • Controlled Drug Delivery Systemsby Filippo Rossi; Giuseppe Perale; Maurizio Masi

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This book offers a state-of-the-art overview of controlled drug delivery systems, covering the most important innovative applications. The principles of controlled drug release and the mechanisms involved in controlled release are clearly explained. The various existing polymeric drug delivery systems are reviewed, and new frontiers in material design... more...

  • Kontaktmechanik und Reibungby Valentin Popov

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 69.99

    Das anwendungsorientierte Buch führt in den Zusammenhang von Kontaktmechanik und Reibung ein und ermöglicht damit ein tieferes Verständnis der Tribologie. Es behandelt die eng zusammenhängenden Phänomene Kontakt, Adhäsion, Kapillarkräfte, Reibung, Schmierung und Verschleiß unter einem einheitlichen Gesichtspunkt. Der Autor geht ein auf (1) Methoden... more...

  • Advances in Nanotheranostics IIby Zhifei Dai

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 179.00

    This book surveys recent advances in theranostics based on magnetic nanoparticles, ultrasound contrast agents, silica nanoparticles and polymeric micelles. It presents magnetic nanoparticles, which offer a robust tool for contrast enhanced MRI imaging, magnetic targeting, controlled drug delivery, molecular imaging guided gene therapy, magnetic... more...

  • Ultrasonic Synthesis of Functional Materialsby Muthupandian Ashokkumar

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This book begins by giving a summary of sonochemistryand explains how a chemical reaction can be induced by the interaction of soundwaves and gas bubbles in liquids. The work outlines how primary and secondaryradicals combined with the physical effects generated during acousticcavitation are active in the ultrasonic synthesis of a variety of functionalmaterials.... more...

  • Implantable Medical Electronicsby Vinod Kumar Khanna

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00

    This book is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary resource for the latest information on implantable medical devices, and is intended for graduate students studying electrical engineering, electronic instrumentation, and biomedical engineering. It is also appropriate for academic researchers, professional engineers, practicing doctors, and paramedical... more...

  • Carbon Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applicationsby Mei Zhang; Rajesh R. Naik; Liming Dai

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00

    This book covers a wide range of topics relating to carbon nanomaterials, from synthesis and functionalization to applications in advanced biomedical devices and systems. As they possess unique and attractive chemical, physical, optical, and even magnetic properties for various applications, considerable effort has been made to employ carbon nanomaterials... more...

  • Synthetic Biologyby Anton Glieder; Christian P. Kubicek; Diethard Mattanovich; Birgit Wiltschi; Michael Sauer

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book provides a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of the  opportunities and challenges of the complex field of synthetic biology, which combines various scientific disciplines. The emerging field of synthetic biology employs biotechnological approaches to  recreate and enhance basic biological structures, intracellular processes and... more...

  • Mechanics of Biological Systems and Materials, Volume 6by Srinivasan Arjun Tekalur; Pablo Zavattieri; Chad S Korach

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 199.00

    5 th International Symposium on the Mechanics of Biological Systems and Materials , Volume 6 of the Proceedings of the 2015SEM Annual Conference& Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics , the sixth volume of nine from the Conference, brings together contributions to this important area of research and engineering. The collection... more...