By Joseph J Feher

Quantitative Human body structure: An Introduction provides a path in quantitative body structure constructed for undergraduate scholars of Biomedical Engineering at Virginia Commonwealth collage. The textual content covers the entire components of body structure in 9 devices: (1) actual and chemical foundations; (2) mobile body structure; (3) excitable tissue body structure; (4) neurophysiology; (5) cardiovascular body structure; (6) respiration body structure; (7) renal body structure; (8) gastrointestinal body structure; and (9) endocrinology. The textual content makes wide use of arithmetic on the point of calculus and undemanding differential equations. Examples and challenge units are supplied to facilitate quantitative and analytic realizing, whereas the scientific purposes scattered through the textual content illustrate the explanation at the back of the themes mentioned. this article is written for college kids with out wisdom of body structure yet with a superb historical past in calculus with undemanding differential equations. The textual content is usually worthy for teachers with much less time; each one bankruptcy is meant to be a unmarried lecture and will be learn in one sitting.

  • A quantitative method that comes with actual and chemical principles
  • An built-in strategy from first ideas, integrating anatomy, molecular biology, biochemistry and body structure. representation application reinforces the built-in nature of physiological systems
  • Pedagogically wealthy, together with bankruptcy ambitions, bankruptcy summaries, huge variety of illustrations, and brief chapters appropriate for unmarried lectures
  • Clinical purposes correct to the biomedical engineering pupil (TENS, cochlear implants, blood substitutes, etc.)
  • Problem units supply chance for perform and review through the course.

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