This text introduces students to a wide selection of topics in biomechanics, ranging from the mechanics of single cells to the dynamics of human movement. The text adopts an integrated approach and is supported by a wealth of illustrations and problems, making it an essential textbook for any biomechanics course.
About the Author
C. Ross Ethier is a Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, the Canada Research Chair in Computational Mechanics, and the Director of the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Toronto, with cross-appointment to the Department of Ophthalmology & Vision Sciences. His research focuses on biomechanical factors in glaucoma and blood flow and mass transfer in the large arteries. He has taught biomechanics for over ten years.
Craig A. Simmons is the Canada Research Chair in Mechanobiology and an assistant professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the University of Toronto, with cross-appointments to the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering and the Faculty of Dentistry. His research interests include cell and tissue biomechanics and cell mechanobiology, particularly as it relates to tissue engineering and heart valve disease.
- Publisher : Cambridge University Press; 1st edition (12 March 2007)
- Author: Craig A. Simmons, C. Ross Ethier
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 524 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0521841127
- ISBN-13 : 978-0521841122
- Dimensions : 20.32 x 3.02 x 25.4 cm