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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 uses.

Originally published in 1984.

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Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title page, Copyright
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-viii
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  1. Preface
  2. p. ix
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  1. 1 - The Mechanical Properties of Materials
  2. pp. 3-37
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  1. 2 - The Mechanical Properties of Bone
  2. pp. 38-87
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  1. 3 - The Limits of the Mechanical
  2. pp. 88-97
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  1. 4 - The Shapes of Bones
  2. pp. 98-157
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  1. 5 - Articulations
  2. pp. 158-184
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  1. 6 - Bonesr Tendons, and Muscles
  2. pp. 185-222
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  1. 7 - Safety Factors and
  2. pp. 223-244
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  1. 8 - Construction and Reconstruction
  2. pp. 245-270
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  1. References
  2. pp. 271-286
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 287-294
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781400853724
MARC Record
OCLC
855703008
Pages
304
Launched on MUSE
2016-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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