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Drew Smith (university Of Brighton)
08-06-2002, 07:14 AM
Dear Colleagues,

We would like to pass on the following information regarding a new book.
Please use the contact information in the following posting if you are
interested in any further information (Please do not reply to this e-mail).

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Miller K. "Biomechanics of Brain for Computer Integrated Surgery" (ISBN:
83-7207-347-3) has been finally published.

The book contains results of seven years of research into the mechanical
properties of the brain and other soft tissues at moderate strain rates
relevant to simulating surgical procedures. Chapters 1 and 2 contain an
introduction and solid-mechanical prerequisites. Chapters 3 and 4 discuss
biomechanical behaviour of brain tissue in-vitro. In chapter 5, biomechanics

of brain in-vivo is analysed. Chapter 6 shows possible application of the
theory developed in Chapters 3 and 4 to liver and kidney tissues. Chapter 7
summarises theoretical and experimental results and proposes directions for
future research.

More information about the book is available on the publisher's web site
http://www.wpw.pw.edu.pl/html/katalog/3/ksiazka_3_5.htm

Cheers,
Karol

Dr Karol Miller
Senior Lecturer
Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
The University of Western Australia
35 Stirling Highway
Crawley WA 6009, AUSTRALIA
Phone: + (61) 8 93807323
Fax: + (61) 8 93801024
Email: kmiller@mech.uwa.edu.au
http://www.mech.uwa.edu.au/kmiller/
The University of Western Australia: CRICOS Provider No. 00126G

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