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mechanical adaptations of bones

John D. Currey

mechanical adaptations of bones

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, Guildford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bones -- Mechanical properties.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p271-285. - Includes index.

    StatementJohn Currey.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP88.2
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii,294p. :
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22448251M
    ISBN 100691083428


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This book relates the mechanical and structural properties of bone to its function in man and other vertebrates. John Currey, one of the pioneers of modern bone research, reviews existing information in the field and particularly emphasizes the correlation of the structure of bone with its various by: This book relates the mechanical and structural properties of bone to its function in man and other vertebrates.

John Currey, one of the pioneers of modern bone research, reviews existing information in the field and particularly emphasizes the correlation of the structure of bone with its various uses.

The question of the build of bones will be discussed in chapter 4. In this chapter we shall be concerned with the basis of the whole book: the mechanical properties of materials in general and the structure of bone itself.

In the second chapter we can then talk about the mechanical properties of bone material. Mechanical Properties of MaterialsPages: This book relates the mechanical and structural properties of bone to its function in man and other vertebrates. John Currey, one of the pioneers of modern bone research, reviews existing information in the field and particularly emphasizes the correlation of the structure of bone with its various uses.

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The mechanical adaptations of bones. By John Currey. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press. ix + pp., figures, tables, references, index. $ Book Description: This book relates the mechanical and structural properties of bone to its function in man and other vertebrates.

John Currey, one of the pioneers of modern bone research, reviews existing information in the field and particularly emphasizes the correlation of the. The mechanical adaptation of bone starts with mechanotra nsduction, th e process wherei n resident bone cell s perceive a me chanical stim ulus and transl ate it into a bi ochem.

Studies concerned with the ‘adaptations’ in bones usually deal with modelling taking place during the individual's lifetime. However, many adaptations are produced over evolutionary time.

This survey samples some adaptations of bone that may occur over both length scales, and tries to show whether short- or long-term adaptation is important. This is a comprehensive and accessible overview of what is known about the structure and mechanics of bone, bones, and teeth.

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During growth and development, the skeleton adds mass to the weight-bearing bones to adapt them to their mechanical role, thus reducing the risk of fracture. The determinant of bone adaptation is the daily loading stimulus, which is a function of the magnitude, frequency, and duration of mechanical signals engendered within the bone.

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Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: John D Currey. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Book. The Mechanical Adaptations of Bones Details Author(s): John D. Currey Publisher: Princeton University Press eISBN: The mechanical properties of whole bones, bone tissue, and the bone-implant interfaces are as important as their morphological and structural aspects.

Mechanical Testing of Bone and the Bone-Implant Interface helps you assess these properties by explaining how to do mechanical testing of bone and the bone-implant interface for bone-related research. Articles explore the basic mechanical. Introduction and background The mineralized bones of the skeleton are critical to load bearing and locomotion of vertebrates.

The structure of the tissue within the bones is well suited to the mechanical demands placed on the skeleton during physical activities. In the long bones the cortical diaphyses are essentially hollow tubes, an effective shape.

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