Cellular Materials in Nature and Medicine

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
August 8, 2011

Cellular Materials in Nature and Medicine

Cellular Materials

Cellular Materials in Nature and Medicine
by Lorna J. Gibson, Michael F. Ashby, and Brendan A. Harley

The book highlights the fascinating structures and unique mechanics of natural and biomedical cellular materials.

It begins by reviewing the mechanical properties of nature’s building blocks—structural proteins, polysaccharides, and minerals—and explains the mechanics of cellular materials. Images convey the structural similarities of different materials, and color property charts provide mechanical data.

Images convey the structural similarities of different materials, and color property charts provide mechanical data.

Cellular Materials in Nature and Medicine is included on our New Books List for August 8, 2011.

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