2013

Structural Interfaces and Attachments in Biology

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-3316-3 (Print) 978-1-4614-3317-0 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. Attachment of dissimilar materials: challenges and solutions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-17

      The Challenge of Attaching Dissimilar Materials

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 19-41

      Functionally Graded Materials in Engineering

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      Pages 43-66

      Models for the Mechanics of Joining Dissimilar Materials

  3. Natural examples of transitions from stiff to compliant materials

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 67-67

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 69-89

      Ligament and Tendon Enthesis: Anatomy and Mechanics

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 91-118

      The Bone–Cartilage Interface

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 119-131

      Muscle–Tendon Interactions in the Absence of Bones: Lessons from the Fruit Fly, Drosophila

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 133-151

      Dentin/Adhesive Interface in Teeth

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      Pages 153-173

      Specific Adhesion of Soft Elastic Materials

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      Pages 175-199

      Diversified Material Designs in Biological Underwater Adhesives

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 201-226

      Mechanics of Self-Similar Hierarchical Adhesive Structures Inspired by Gecko Feet

  4. Regeneration of interfaces – development, healing, and tissue engineering

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 227-227

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 229-257

      The Role of Mechanobiology in the Attachment of Tendon to Bone

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      Pages 259-278

      Soft Tissue to Bone Healing in Rotator Cuff Repair

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 279-298

      Soft Tissue-to-Bone Healing in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 299-322

      Engineering Graded Tissue Interfaces

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 323-349

      Engineering Fibrous Tissues and Their Interfaces with Bone

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 351-371

      Synthesis of Layered, Graded Bioscaffolds

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 373-386