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By Stephen C. Cowin,Jay D. Humphrey

ISBN-10: 1402002203

ISBN-13: 9781402002205

ISBN-10: 9048159172

ISBN-13: 9789048159178

This unique quantity of the magazine of Elasticity represents the 1st in a brand new p- gram devoted to the occasional ebook of collections of invited, reviewed papers of topical curiosity. the aim of this application is to highlight the dev- opments and functions within the mechanics of fabrics inside particular parts that could improve progress and supply perception for the development of the sphere in addition to advertise basic realizing and uncomplicated discovery. gentle Tissue Mechanics is a space of biomechanics that attracts seriously upon f- damental rules and fabric versions from nonlinear elasticity and viscoelasticity. an enormous target of this study is to appreciate these mechanics homes of center, artery, collagen and skeletal muscle mass that may be used for the prognosis of illnesses and the development of human lifestyles. This quantity illustrates how test, modeling and computation is at present hired during this rising box. could 2001 ROGER FOSDICK Editor-in-Chief magazine of Elasticity sixty one: ix–xii, 2000. ix Preface There are basic components for the applying of elasticity within the biomechanics of tissues: demanding tissue mechanics (e.g., bone, the teeth, horns, etc.) and tender tissue - chanics (e.g., pores and skin, tendons, arteries, etc.). The distinguishing function among those tissue kinds is the volume of physiological “normal” deformation they adventure. whereas “hard” tissues purely adventure small deformations, delicate tissues normally event huge deformations. From a biomechanics point of view delicate tissues fall in the realm of finite elasticity.

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