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Author Pruitt, Lisa A.
Title Mechanics of Biomaterials [electronic resource] : Fundamental Principles for Implant Design / c Lisa A. Pruitt, Ayyana M. Chakravartula.
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
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 Electronic Book  R857.M3 P78 2011eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 681 p.) : ill.
Series Cambridge Texts in Biomedical Engineering
Cambridge texts in biomedical engineering.
Contents Cover; Mechanics of Biomaterials; Title; Copyright; Contents; Symbols; Roman letters; Greek letters; Subscripts; Prologue; Part I Materials; 1 Biocompatibility, sterilization, and materials selection for implant design; Inquiry; 1.1 Historical perspective and overview; 1.2 Learning objectives; 1.3 Successful device performance and implant design; 1.4 Biocompatibility; 1.5 Sterility; 1.6 Regulatory issues; 1.7 Structural requirements; 1.8 Classifying biomaterials; 1.9 Structure-property relationships; 1.10 Attributes and limitations of synthetic biomaterials.
1.11 Case study: deterioration of orthopedic-grade UHMWPE due to ionizing radiation1.12 Summary; 1.13 Problems for consideration; 1.14 References; 2 Metals for medical implants; Inquiry; 2.1 Historical perspective and overview; 2.2 Learning objectives; 2.3 Bonding and crystal structure; 2.4 Interstitial sites; 2.5 Crystallographic planes and directions; 2.6 Theoretical shear strength; 2.7 Imperfections in metals and alloys; 2.7.1 Point defects; 2.7.2 Line defects; 2.7.3 Planar defects; 2.8 Metal processing; 2.8.1 Processing for improved material properties; 2.8.2 Processing for shape-forming.
2.9 Corrosion processes2.10 Metals in medical implants; 2.11 Case study: corrosion in modular orthopedic implants; 2.12 Summary; 2.13 Problems for consideration; 2.14 References; 3 Ceramics; Inquiry; 3.1 Historical perspective and overview; 3.2 Learning objectives; 3.3 Bonding and crystal structure; 3.4 Mechanical behavior of ceramics; 3.4.1 Theoretical cohesive strength; 3.4.2 Fracture behavior and toughening mechanisms; 3.4.3 Thermal stresses; 3.5 Processing of ceramics; 3.6 Ceramics in medical implants; 3.7 Case study: the use of coral as a bone substitute; 3.8 Summary.
3.9 Problems for consideration3.10 References; 4 Polymers; Inquiry; 4.1 Historical perspective and overview; 4.2 Learning objectives; 4.3 Bonding and crystal structure; 4.4 Molecular weight distribution in polymers; 4.5 Mechanical behavior of polymers; 4.6 Polymer processing; 4.7 Polymers in medical implants; 4.7.1 Polyethylenes; 4.7.2 Polymethylmethacrylates; 4.7.3 Fluorocarbon polymers; 4.7.4 Polypropylenes; 4.7.5 Polyesters and polyamides; 4.7.6 Polyurethanes; 4.7.7 Silicones; 4.7.8 PEEK; 4.7.9 Poly(lactic) acids; 4.8 Case study: resorbable sutures and suture anchors; 4.9 Summary.
4.10 Problems for consideration4.11 References; 5 Mechanical behavior of structural tissues; Inquiry; 5.1 Historical perspective and overview; 5.2 Learning objectives; 5.3 Building blocks of tissues; 5.3.1 Collagen; 5.3.2 Elastin; 5.3.3 Hydroxyapatite; 5.4 Load-bearing tissues; 5.4.1 Enamel and dentin; 5.4.2 Cortical bone; 5.4.3 Trabecular bone; 5.4.4 Tendon and ligament; 5.4.5 Articular cartilage; 5.4.6 Skin and blood vessels (planar elastic tissues); 5.5 Case study: creating a scaffold for tissue engineering; 5.6 Summary; 5.7 Problems for consideration; 5.8 References; Part II Mechanics.
Note 6 Elasticity.
Summary Combining materials science, mechanics, implant design and clinical applications, this self-contained text provides a complete grounding to the field.
Note Description based on print version record.
Local Note Title generously provided by Campus Quality Fee.
Subject Biomedical materials.
Prosthesis -- Design and construction.
Related Names Chakravartula, Ayyana M.
Related To Print version: Pruitt, Lisa A. Mechanics of Biomaterials : Fundamental Principles for Implant Design Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, c2011 9780521762212
ISBN 9781139116732
OCLC number 782875465