Ivancevic, Vladimir G.

Human-Like Biomechanics A Unified Mathematical Approach to Human Biomechanics and Humanoid Robotics / [electronic resource] : by Vladimir G. Ivancevic, Tijana T. Ivancevic. - Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 2006. - XIV, 470 p. online resource. - Microprocessor-Based and Intelligent Systems Engin ; 28 . - Microprocessor-Based and Intelligent Systems Engin ; 28 .

Geometric Basis of Human–Like Biomechanics -- Mechanical Basis of Human–Like Biomechanics -- Topology of Human–Like Biomechanics -- Nonlinear Control in Human–Like Biomechanics -- Covariant Biophysics of Electro–Muscular Stimulation.

Human-Like Biomechanics is a comprehensive introduction into modern geometrical methods to be used as a unified research approach in two apparently separate and rapidly growing fields: mathematical biomechanics and humanoid robotics. The book contains six Chapters and an Appendix. The first Chapter is an Introduction, giving a brief review of mathematical techniques to be used in the text. The second Chapter develops geometrical basis of human-like biomechanics, while the third Chapter develops its mechanical basis, mainly from generalized Lagrangian and Hamiltonian perspective. The fourth Chapter develops topology of human-like biomechanics, while the fifth Chapter reviews related nonlinear control techniques. The sixth Chapter develops covariant biophysics of electro-muscular stimulation. The Appendix consists of two parts: classical muscular mechanics and modern path integral methods, which are both used frequently in the main text. The whole book is based on the authors’ own research papers in human-like biomechanics.


10.1007/978-1-4020-4116-4 doi

Systems theory.
Mathematical physics.
Engineering mathematics.
Biomedical engineering.
Appl.Mathematics/Computational Methods of Engineering.
Systems Theory, Control.
Mathematical Methods in Physics.
Vibration, Dynamical Systems, Control.
Biomedical Engineering.

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