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Editors: J. Paulo Davim (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Book Description:
Nowadays, it is common to define tribology as the “science and technology of interacting surfaces in relative motion”. It includes a study that deals with the design, friction, wear and lubrication of interacting surfaces. Consequently, biomedical tribology is defined as the tribological phenomena occurring in the human body. This book provides research and review studies on biomedical tribology. Topics discussed include tribocorrosion and bio-tribocorrosion in the oral environment; friction of hip replacement bearing; development of the friction and wear of articular cartilage; axisymmetric contact stress analysis for artificial hip joint and the stability of hip endoprostheses. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Table of Contents:
Preface
(J. Paulo Davim)

Research and review studies

Chapter 1. Tribocorrosion and bio-tribocorrosion in the oral environment: the case of dental implants;pp. 1-33
(H. V. Cruz, J.C. M. Souza, M. Henriques, L. A. Rocha, Centre for Mechanical and Materials Technologies, Universidade do Minho, Guimaraes, Portugal and others)

Chapter 2. Friction of hip replacement bearings;pp. 35-45
(Claire Brockett, Zhongmin Jin, John Fisher,Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering, University of Leeds, UK)

Chapter 3. Development of the friction and wear of articular cartilage;pp. 47-72
(Yong Luo, Institute of Tribology and Reliability Engineering, China University of Mi ning and Technology, Xuzhou,P.R.China)

Chapter 4. Axisymmetric contact stress analysis for artificial hip joint;pp. 73-85
(A. C. Kulkarni, D. M. Kulkarni, M. S. Kudschadkar,Bits-Pilani,K.K.Birla Goa Campus, India and others)

Chapter 5. Stability of hip endoprostheses;pp. 87-157
(Lucian Capitanu, Liliana-Laura Badita, Dumitru Stanculescu, Mihai Popescu, Institute of Solid Mechanics of Romanian Academy, Bucharest, Romania and others)

Chapter 6. Tribological behaviour of PEEK (Poly-ether-ether-ketone) materials to biomedical applications;pp.159-168
(Nuno Marques, J. Paulo Davim, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, University of Aveiro, Portugal)

Index

   Series:
      Materials and Manufacturing Technology (J. Paulo Davim, Univ. of Aveiro - Series Editor)
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 6 x 9 (NBC - C) 178pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-61470-056-2
   Status: AV
  
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FP Final Production
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