Describing the role of engineering in medicine today, this comprehensive volume covers a wide range of the most important topics in this burgeoning field. Supported with over 145 illustrations, the book discusses bioelectrical systems, mechanical analysis of biological tissues and organs, biomaterial selection, compartmental modeling, and biomedical instrumentation. Moreover, students and professionals find a thorough treatment of the concept of using living cells in various therapeutics and diagstics. Structured as a complete text for courses on the subject, the book also makes a nice reference for professionals new to the bioengineering field.
Sundarajan V. Madihally is an associate professor in the school of chemical engineering at Oklahoma State University. He is also the faculty advisor for the OSU student chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. He holds a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from Wayne State University.