2013

Computer Models in Biomechanics

From Nano to Macro

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ISBN: 978-94-007-5463-8 (Print) 978-94-007-5464-5 (Online)

Table of contents (28 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XI

  2. Protein and Cell Mechanics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-10

      Towards a Coarse-Grained Model for Unfolded Proteins

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      Pages 11-24

      Modeling Collagen-Proteoglycan Structural Interactions in the Human Cornea

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      Pages 25-41

      Simulations of Cell Behavior on Substrates of Variegated Stiffness and Architecture

  3. Muscle Mechanics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 43-43

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      Pages 45-62

      A Mathematical Approach for Studying Ca2+-Regulated Smooth Muscle Contraction

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      Pages 63-75

      A Coupled Chemomechanical Model for Smooth Muscle Contraction

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      Pages 77-89

      Modeling of Smooth Muscle Activation

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      Pages 91-102

      A Cross-Bridge Model Describing the Mechanoenergetics of Actomyosin Interaction

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      Pages 103-116

      Multiscale Skeletal Muscle Modeling: From Cellular Level to a Multi-segment Skeletal Muscle Model of the Upper Limb

  4. CardiovascularMechanics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 117-117

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      Pages 119-127

      Multiscale Modeling of Arterial Adaptations: Incorporating Molecular Mechanisms Within Continuum Biomechanical Models

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      Pages 129-148

      Cardiovascular Tissue Damage: An Experimental and Computational Framework

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      Pages 149-160

      Mechanical Properties of Ascending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm (ATAA): Association with Valve Morphology

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      Pages 161-173

      Intracranial Aneurysms: Modeling Inception and Enlargement

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      Pages 175-187

      Micro-structurally Based Kinematic Approaches to Electromechanics of the Heart

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      Pages 189-201

      Activation Models for the Numerical Simulation of Cardiac Electromechanical Interactions

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      Pages 203-216

      Hemodynamic Alterations Associated with Coronary and Cerebral Arterial Remodeling Following a Surgically-Induced Aortic Coarctation

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      Pages 217-228

      Patient-Specific Surgery Planning for the Fontan Procedure

  5. Multiphasic Models

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 229-229

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      Pages 231-249

      Finite Element Modeling of Solutes in Hydrated Deformable Biological Tissues

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      Pages 251-261

      Reformulation of Mixture Theory-Based Poroelasticity for Interstitial Tissue Growth

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      Pages 263-276

      Constitutive and Computational Aspects in Tumor Therapies of Multiphasic Brain Tissue

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      Pages 277-292

      A Biphasic 3D-FEM Model for the Remodeling of Microcirculation in Liver Lobes

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