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Structure-Based Mechanics of Tissues and Organs

Structure-Based Mechanics of Tissues and Organs by Ghassan S. Kassab
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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 models are given throughout the book, not only to avoid ambiguities in material characterization, but also to offer insights into the function, structure, and mechanics of tissue components. A statement of future directions of the field is also given, including how advancements, such as state-of-the-art computational modeling and optical measurements of tissue/cells structures, are taking structure-based modeling to the next level.

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Provides a comprehensive view of tissue modeling across multiple systems

Broadens readers’ understanding of state-of-the-art computational modeling and optical measurements of tissue/cells structures

Describes in detail fiber scale properties such as orientation and crimp

Springer US; January 2016
491 pages; ISBN 9781489976307
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Title: Structure-Based Mechanics of Tissues and Organs
Author: Ghassan S. Kassab; Michael S. Sacks
 
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