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Medicine > Biotechnology
Structural Biomaterials: Properties, Characteristics, and Selection
Wen, Cuie
ISBN 13: 
9780128188316
ISBN 10: 
0128188316
Category: 
Biotechnology
Edition: 
1
Publisher: 
Elsevier
Publication Date: 
11/2021
Format: 
Paperback
Status: 
Not Yet Published
Imprint: 
Woodhead Publishing
Audience: 
Professional and scholarly
Pages: 
462
Weight: 
2
Retail Price: 
215.00 (Tentative Price May Change)
Quantity On Hand: 
0
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0
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Synopsis:
Structural Biomaterials: Properties, Characteristics, and Selection serves as a single point of reference to digest current research and develop a deeper understanding in the field of biomaterials engineering. This book uses a materials-focused approach, allowing the reader to quickly access specific, detailed information on biomaterials characterization and selection. Relevant to a range of readers, this book provides holistic coverage of the broad categories of structural biomaterials currently available and used in medical applications, highlighting the property requirements for structural biomaterials, their biocompatibility performance and their safety regulation in key categories such as metals, ceramics and polymers.

The materials science perspective of this text ensures the content is accessible even to those without an extensive background in applied medicine, positioning this text not just for students, but as an overview and reference for researchers, scientists and engineers entering the field from related materials science disciplines.



  • Provides a unique, holistic approach, covering key biomaterials categories in one text, including metals, ceramics and polymers
  • Discusses advantages, disadvantages, biocompatibility performance and safety regulations, allowing for accurate materials selection in medical applications
  • Utilizes a materials science perspective, allowing those without an extensive applied medical background to learn about the field

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