Kassab, Ghassan S.

Structure-Based Mechanics of Tissues and Organs

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Table of contents

1. The Influence of Microstructure on Neural Tissue Mechanics
Lynne E. Bilston

2. Modeling of Collagenous Tissues Using Distributed Fiber Orientations
Daniel H. Cortes, Dawn M. Elliott

3. Emergent Behaviors in Cell Mechanics
Robert L. Steward, Sonia R. Rosner, Jeffrey J. Fredberg

4. Histomechanical Modeling of the Wall of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
T. Christian Gasser

5. The Biomechanics of Fat: From Tissue to a Cell Scale
Naama Shoham, Amit Gefen

6. Glaucoma and Structure-Based Mechanics of the Lamina Cribrosa at Multiple Scales
Rafael Grytz, Günther Meschke, Jost B. Jonas, J. Crawford Downs

7. From Stress–Strain Relations to Growth and Remodeling Theories: A Historical Reflection on Microstructurally Motivated Constitutive Relations
J. D. Humphrey

8. Relationship Between Structure and Mechanics for Membranous Tissues
Jessica W. Y. Jor, Thiranja P. Babarenda Gamage, Poul M. F. Nielsen, Martyn P. Nash, Peter J. Hunter

9. Structure–Function Relations in the Coronary Vasculature
Benjamin Kaimovitz, Yunlong Huo, Yoram Lanir, Ghassan S. Kassab

10. Biomechanical Basis of Myocardium/Vessel Interaction: Implications for Pathophysiology and Therapy
Dotan Algranati, Ghassan S. Kassab, Yoram Lanir

11. Microstructure-Based Constitutive Models for Coronary Artery Adventitia
Huan Chen, Xuefeng Zhao, Xiao Lu, Ghassan S. Kassab

12. Structural-Based Models of Ventricular Myocardium
Lik Chuan Lee, Jonathan Wenk, Doron Klepach, Ghassan S. Kassab, Julius M. Guccione

13. Structure-Based Constitutive Model of Coronary Media
Yaniv Hollander, David Durban, Xiao Lu, Ghassan S. Kassab, Yoram Lanir

14. Biomechanics of the Cornea and Sclera
Thao D. Nguyen

15. Mechanical Modeling of Skin
Cees Oomens, Gerrit Peters

16. Undesirable Anisotropy in a Discrete Fiber Bundle Model of Fibrous Tissues
Cormac Flynn, M. B. Rubin

17. Finite Element Implementation of Structural Constitutive Models
Michael S. Sacks

18. Fibers to Organs: How Collagen Fiber Properties Modulate the Closing Behavior of the Mitral Valve
Chung-Hao Lee, Michael S. Sacks

19. Mesoscale Structural Models in the Growing Pulmonary Artery
Bahar Fata, Will Zhang, Rouzbeh Amini, Michael S. Sacks

20. A Microvascular Model in Skeletal Muscle Fascia
Frank G. Jacobitz, Niki L. Yamamura, Adam M. Jones, Geert W. Schmid-Schönbein

21. Network Approaches to the Mechanical Failure of Soft Tissues: Implications for Disease and Tissue Engineering
Béla Suki, Arnab Majumdar

22. A Microstructurally Based Multi-Scale Constitutive Model of Active Myocardial Mechanics
Adarsh Krishnamurthy, Benjamin Coppola, Jared Tangney, Roy C. P. Kerckhoffs, Jeffrey H. Omens, Andrew D. McCulloch

Keywords: Life Sciences, Systems Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Simulation and Modeling, Biomaterials

Publication year
1st ed. 2016
Page amount
34 pages
Natural Sciences
Printed ISBN

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