The Mechanical Adaptations of Bones

This book relates the mechanical and structural properties of bone to its function in man and other vertebrates. John Currey, one of the pioneers of modern bone research, reviews existing information in the field and particularly emphasizes the correlation of the structure of bone with its... Ausführliche Beschreibung

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Verfasserangabe: John D. Currey.
Format: E-Book
veröffentlicht: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, [2014]
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Enthält auch: Frontmatter -- Contents -- Preface -- 1.. The Mechanical Properties of Materials and the Structure of Bone -- 2. The Mechanical Properties of Bone -- 3. The Limits of the Mechanical Properties of Bone -- 4. The Shapes of Bones -- 5. Articulations -- 6. Bonesr Tendons, and Muscles -- 7. Safety Factors and Scaling Effects in Bones -- 8. Construction and Reconstruction -- References -- Index
Frontmatter -- Contents -- Preface -- 1.. The Mechanical Properties of Materials and the Structure of Bone -- 2. The Mechanical Properties of Bone -- 3. The Limits of the Mechanical Properties of Bone -- 4. The Shapes of Bones -- 5. Articulations -- 6. Bonesr Tendons, and Muscles -- 7. Safety Factors and Scaling Effects in Bones -- 8. Construction and Reconstruction -- References -- Index
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