Mechatronics in Medicine A Biomedical Engineering Approach

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Date

October 14, 2011

Format

Electronic book text, 208 pages

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0071768971 / 9780071768979

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Overview


Main description

Comprehensive coverage of mechatronics in medical systems

Mechatronics in Medicine: A Biomedical Engineering Approach addresses this emerging field focused on areas of medicine such as robotic surgery and smart surgical instruments, design of artificial organs, new medical imaging systems, and novel diagnostic and therapeutic systems. This pioneering work addresses the development of computer-controlled mechanical devices for use in a wide variety of areas in biomedicine.

Mechatronics in Medicine: A Biomedical Engineering Approach

  • Offers a basic background in mechatronics
  • Covers multidisciplinary medical systems
  • Discusses design and operation of biomechatronics systems
  • Includes details on state-of-the-art technologies

Cutting-edge coverage
Introduction to Mechatronics; Sensing Technology; Actuators and Feedback Sensors; Mechanisms and Mechanical Devices; Processing and Control Systems; Expert Systems; Medical Imaging; Applications of Mechatronics in Medicine; Medical Case Studies in Mechatronics


Author comments

Siamak Najarian received his Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from Oxford University, England. He serves as Professor and Dean of Faculty of Biomedical Engineering at Amirkabir University of Technology in Tehran. Dr. Najarian’s research interests are the applications of artificial tactile sensing (especially in robotic surgery) and design of artificial organs. His McGraw-Hill book, Artificial Tactile Sensing in Biomedical Engineering, was a 2009 PROSE Awards finalist in the Engineering and Technology category.

Javad Dargahi, Ph.D., is associate professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the University of Concordia in Montreal. He is co-author of Artificial Tactile Sensing in Biomedical Engineering.

Goldis Darbemamieh is a Ph.D. student in the Biomedical Engineering Department at Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran. Her M.Sc. thesis was selected as the best M.Sc. thesis in all of Iran in the field of Engineering and Technology, and the thesis was accepted to be published as a book.

Siamak Hajizadeh Farkoush is a Ph.D. student in the Biomedical Engineering Department at Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran. He has registered three European patents in the fields of robotics, mechatronics, and smart surgical instruments, and he was awarded the silver medal in the international competition of invention in Geneva, Switzerland, in 2008.





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