Paperback: 312 pages
Publisher: Pearson Education; 2nd edition edition (2010)
Substantial yet reader-friendly, this introduction examines the living system from the molecular to the human scale–presenting bioengineering practice via some of the best engineering designs provided by nature, from a variety of perspectives. Domach makes the field more accessible, helping readers to pick up the jargon and determine where their skill sets may fit in. KEY TOPICS: Cellular and Molecular Building Blocks of Living Systems, Mass Conservation, Cycling, and Kinetics, Requirements and Features of a Functional and Coordinated System, Bioenergetics, Molecular Basis of Catalysis and Regulation, Analysis of Molecular Binding Phenomena, Applications and Design in Biomolecular Technology, Metabolic and Tissue Engineering, Primer on Tissues and Organs, Biomechanics, Biofluid Mechanics, Biomaterials, Pharmacokinetics, Noninvasive Sensing and Signal Processing. MARKET: A useful resource for anyone interested in joining the field or learning more about bioengineering.