Mechanics of Biological Systems and Materials, Volume 5 [electronic resource] : Proceedings of the 2012 Annual Conference on Experimental and Applied Mechanics / edited by Barton C. Prorok, François Barthelat, Chad S. Korach, K. Jane Grande-Allen, Elizabeth Lipke, George Lykofatitits, Pablo Zavattieri.Material type: TextLanguage: English Series: Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series: Publisher: New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer, 2013Description: VIII, 222 p. 170 illus., 111 illus. in color. online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781461444275Subject(s): Engineering | Mechanics, applied | Biomedical engineering | Biomaterials | Engineering | Theoretical and Applied Mechanics | Biomaterials | Biomedical EngineeringAdditional physical formats: Printed edition:: No titleDDC classification: 620.1 LOC classification: TA349-359Online resources: Click here to access online
From the Contents: Effect of Crystallite Orientation on Nanomechanical Properties of a Nanostructured poly(KAMPS)/aragonite Composite -- Characterization of the Mechanical Behavior of Sunflower Stem for Bio-composite Applications -- Long-range Mechanical Force Enables Self-assembly of Epithelial Tubules -- Effects of Membrane Composition and Cytoskeletal Proteins on Membrane Mechanics -- Interfacial Fracture Toughness of Nacre -- New Insight into the Toughening Mechanisms of Nacre -- Thermal Analyses of Dental Ceramic Restorations -- Visualization of Micro-cracks in Compact Bovine Bone -- KEYNOTE: Humanlike Robots - Synthetically Mimicking Humans -- Porous Hydroxyapatite-polyhydroxybutyrate Composites Fabricated by a Novel Method via Centrifugation -- Isolation of Collagen From Cortical Bovine Bone for Preparation of Porous Collagen Sponges.
Mechanics of Biological Systems and Materials, Volume 5: Proceedings of the 2012 Annual Conference on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, the fifth volume of seven from the Conference, brings together 31 contributions to this important area of research and engineering. The collection presents early findings and case studies on fundamental and applied aspects of Experimental and Applied Mechanics, including papers on: Biological Materials & Mechanics Cell Mechanics Mechanics of Biomimetic Materials Mechanics of Brain Tissues and Structures Mechanics of Bone and Related Materials Multi-Scale Mechanics of Natural Fibers Indentation Methods in Soft Materials Imaging Methods in Biological Systems and Materials Mechanics of Tissue Damage Mechanics of Soft Materials and Tissues