Introduction to Biomedical Engineering

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Author: John Denis Enderle,Joseph D. Bronzino

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0123749794

Category: Medical

Page: 1253

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Introduction to Biomedical Engineering is a comprehensive survey text for biomedical engineering courses. It is the most widely adopted text across the BME course spectrum, valued by instructors and students alike for its authority, clarity and encyclopedic coverage in a single volume. Biomedical engineers need to understand the wide range of topics that are covered in this text, including basic mathematical modeling; anatomy and physiology; electrical engineering, signal processing and instrumentation; biomechanics; biomaterials science and tissue engineering; and medical and engineering ethics. Enderle and Bronzino tackle these core topics at a level appropriate for senior undergraduate students and graduate students who are majoring in BME, or studying it as a combined course with a related engineering, biology or life science, or medical/pre-medical course. * NEW: Each chapter in the 3rd Edition is revised and updated, with new chapters and materials on compartmental analysis, biochemical engineering, transport phenomena, physiological modeling and tissue engineering. Chapters on peripheral topics have been removed and made avaialblw online, including optics and computational cell biology. * NEW: many new worked examples within chapters * NEW: more end of chapter exercises, homework problems * NEW: Image files from the text available in PowerPoint format for adopting instructors * Readers benefit from the experience and expertise of two of the most internationally renowned BME educators * Instructors benefit from a comprehensive teaching package including a fully worked solutions manual * A complete introduction and survey of BME * NEW: new chapters on compartmental analysis, biochemical engineering, and biomedical transport phenomena * NEW: revised and updated chapters throughout the book feature current research and developments in, for example biomaterials, tissue engineering, biosensors, physiological modeling, and biosignal processing. * NEW: more worked examples and end of chapter exercises * NEW: Image files from the text available in PowerPoint format for adopting instructors * As with prior editions, this third edition provides a historical look at the major developments across biomedical domains and covers the fundamental principles underlying biomedical engineering analysis, modeling, and design *bonus chapters on the web include: Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology, Genomics and Bioinformatics, and Computational Cell Biology and Complexity.

Introduction to Biomedical Engineering Technology, Third Edition

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Author: Laurence J. Street

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498722768

Category: Medical

Page: 406

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This new edition provides major revisions to a text that is suitable for the introduction to biomedical engineering technology course offered in a number of technical institutes and colleges in Canada and the US. Each chapter has been thoroughly updated with new photos and illustrations which depict the most modern equipment available in medical technology. This third edition includes new problem sets and examples, detailed block diagrams and schematics and new chapters on device technologies and information technology.

Introduction to Applied Statistical Signal Analysis

Guide to Biomedical and Electrical Engineering Applications

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Author: Richard Shiavi

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080467687

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 424

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Introduction to Applied Statistical Signal Analysis, Third Edition, is designed for the experienced individual with a basic background in mathematics, science, and computer. With this predisposed knowledge, the reader will coast through the practical introduction and move on to signal analysis techniques, commonly used in a broad range of engineering areas such as biomedical engineering, communications, geophysics, and speech. Topics presented include mathematical bases, requirements for estimation, and detailed quantitative examples for implementing techniques for classical signal analysis. This book includes over one hundred worked problems and real world applications. Many of the examples and exercises use measured signals, most of which are from the biomedical domain. The presentation style is designed for the upper level undergraduate or graduate student who needs a theoretical introduction to the basic principles of statistical modeling and the knowledge to implement them practically. Includes over one hundred worked problems and real world applications. Many of the examples and exercises in the book use measured signals, many from the biomedical domain.

Introduction to Biomedical Engineering Technology, Third Edition

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Author: Laurence J. Street

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498722784

Category: Medical

Page: 406

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This new edition provides major revisions to a text that is suitable for the introduction to biomedical engineering technology course offered in a number of technical institutes and colleges in Canada and the US. Each chapter has been thoroughly updated with new photos and illustrations which depict the most modern equipment available in medical technology. This third edition includes new problem sets and examples, detailed block diagrams and schematics and new chapters on device technologies and information technology.

Introduction to Medical Imaging

Physics, Engineering and Clinical Applications

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Author: Nadine Barrie Smith,Andrew Webb

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139492047

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: N.A

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Covering the basics of X-rays, CT, PET, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, and MRI, this textbook provides senior undergraduate and beginning graduate students with a broad introduction to medical imaging. Over 130 end-of-chapter exercises are included, in addition to solved example problems, which enable students to master the theory as well as providing them with the tools needed to solve more difficult problems. The basic theory, instrumentation and state-of-the-art techniques and applications are covered, bringing students immediately up-to-date with recent developments, such as combined computed tomography/positron emission tomography, multi-slice CT, four-dimensional ultrasound, and parallel imaging MR technology. Clinical examples provide practical applications of physics and engineering knowledge to medicine. Finally, helpful references to specialised texts, recent review articles, and relevant scientific journals are provided at the end of each chapter, making this an ideal textbook for a one-semester course in medical imaging.

Circuits, Signals and Systems for Bioengineers

A MATLAB-Based Introduction

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Author: John Semmlow

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128096268

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 782

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Circuits, Signals and Systems for Bioengineers: A MATLAB-Based Introduction, Third Edition, guides the reader through the electrical engineering principles that can be applied to biological systems. It details the basic engineering concepts that underlie biomedical systems, medical devices, biocontrol and biomedical signal analysis, providing a solid foundation for students in important bioengineering concepts. Fully revised and updated to better meet the needs of instructors and students, the third edition introduces and develops concepts through computational methods that allow students to explore operations, such as correlations, convolution, the Fourier transform and the transfer function. New chapters have been added on image analysis, noise, stochastic processes and ergodicity, and new medical examples and applications are included throughout the text. Covers current applications in biocontrol, with examples from physiological systems modeling, such as the respiratory system Includes revised material throughout, with improved clarity of presentation and more biological, physiological and medical examples and applications Includes a new chapter on noise, stochastic processes, non-stationary and ergodicity Includes a separate new chapter featuring expanded coverage of image analysis Includes support materials, such as solutions, lecture slides, MATLAB data and functions needed to solve the problems

Biomedical Engineering Fundamentals

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Author: Joseph D. Bronzino,Donald R. Peterson

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 143982519X

Category: Medical

Page: 1180

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Known as the bible of biomedical engineering, The Biomedical Engineering Handbook, Fourth Edition, sets the standard against which all other references of this nature are measured. As such, it has served as a major resource for both skilled professionals and novices to biomedical engineering. Biomedical Engineering Fundamentals, the first volume of the handbook, presents material from respected scientists with diverse backgrounds in physiological systems, biomechanics, biomaterials, bioelectric phenomena, and neuroengineering. More than three dozen specific topics are examined, including cardiac biomechanics, the mechanics of blood vessels, cochlear mechanics, biodegradable biomaterials, soft tissue replacements, cellular biomechanics, neural engineering, electrical stimulation for paraplegia, and visual prostheses. The material is presented in a systematic manner and has been updated to reflect the latest applications and research findings.

Introduction to Biomedical Instrumentation

The Technology of Patient Care

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Author: Barbara L. Christe

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1316911977

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: N.A

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This fully updated second edition provides readers with all they need to understand the use of medical technology in patient care. Incorporating the most recent changes in healthcare, regulations, Standards, and technology, coverage is expanded to include new chapters on device testing, with a particular emphasis on safety inspections, and the interface of medical technology with the electronic medical record. A wide variety of medical instrumentation is discussed, focusing on device types and classifications, and including individual manufacturers as examples. It is designed for readers with a fundamental understanding of anatomy, physiology and medical terminology, as well as electronic concepts such as voltage, current, resistance, impedance, analog and digital signals, and sensors. Additional documents and solutions to end-of-chapter questions accompany the book online, providing biomedical engineering technicians with the resources and tools they need to become knowledgeable and effective members of the patient care team.

Introduction to Biomedical Engineering

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Author: Michael M. Domach

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 0136020038

Category: Science

Page: 294

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KEY BENEFIT: 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.

Exploring Engineering

An Introduction to Engineering and Design

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Author: Philip Kosky,Robert T. Balmer,William D. Keat,George Wise

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128025883

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 552

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Exploring Engineering, Fourth Edition: An Introduction to Engineering and Design presents the emerging challenges engineers face in a wide range of areas as they work to help improve our quality of life. In this classic textbook, the authors explain what engineers actually do, from the fundamental principles that form the basis of their work to the application of that knowledge within a structured design process. The text itself is organized into three parts: Lead-On, Minds-On, Hands-On. This organization allows the authors to give a basic introduction to engineering methods, then show the application of these principles and methods, and finally present a design challenge. This book is an ideal introduction for anyone interested in exploring the various fields of engineering and learning how engineers work to solve problems. NEW: Chapters on Aeronautical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, and Design Teams NEW: Expanded content in the chapters "Defining the Problem," "Generation of 'Alternative Concepts'," and "Detailed Design" NEW: Material on sustainability issues in engineering Introduces students to the engineering profession, emphasizing the fundamental physical, chemical, and material bases for all engineering work Includes an Engineering Ethics Decision Matrix used throughout the book to pose ethical challenges and explore decision-making in an engineering context Lists of "Top Engineering Achievements" and "Top Engineering Challenges" help put the material in context and show engineering as a vibrant discipline involved in solving societal problems Companion Web site includes links to several new drawing supplements, including "Free-hand Engineering Sketching," (detailed instructions on free-hand engineering sketching); "AutoCAD Introduction," (an introduction to the free AutoCAD drawing software); and "Design Projects," (new freshman-level design projects that complement the "Hands-On" part of the textbook).

Introduction to Tissue Engineering

Applications and Challenges

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Author: Ravi Birla

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118629698

Category: Science

Page: 360

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A comprehensive reference and teaching aid on tissue engineering—covering everything from the basics of regenerative medicine to more advanced and forward thinking topics such as the artificial liver, bladder, and trachea Regenerative medicine/tissue engineering is the process of replacing or regenerating human cells, tissues, or organs to restore or establish normal function. It is an incredibly progressive field of medicine that may, in the near future, help with the shortage of life-saving organs available through donation for transplantation. Introduction to Tissue Engineering: Applications and Challenges makes tissue engineering more accessible to undergraduate and graduate students alike. It provides a systematic and logical eight-step process for tissue fabrication. Specific chapters have been dedicated to provide in-depth principles for many of the supporting and enabling technologies during the tissue fabrication process and include biomaterial development and synthesis, bioreactor design, and tissue vascularization. The tissue fabrication process is further illustrated with specific examples for liver, bladder, and trachea. Section-coverage includes an overall introduction of tissue engineering; enabling and supporting technologies; clinical applications; and case studies and future challenges. Introduction to Tissue Engineering: Presents medical applications of stem cells in tissue engineering Deals with the effects of chemical stimulation (growth factors and hormones) Covers current disease pathologies and treatment options (pacemakers, prosthesis) Explains bioengineering, design and fabrication, and critical challenges during tissue fabrication Offers PowerPoint slides for instructors Features case studies and a section on future directions and challenges As pioneering individuals look ahead to the possibility of generating entire organ systems, students may turn to this text for a comprehensive understanding and preparation for the future of regenerative medicine.

Introduction to Statistics for Biomedical Engineers

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Author: Kristina M. Ropella

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

ISBN: 1598291963

Category: Mathematics

Page: 93

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There are many books written about statistics, some brief, some detailed, some humorous, some colorful, and some quite dry. Each of these texts is designed for a specific audience. Too often, texts about statistics have been rather theoretical and intimidating for those not practicing statistical analysis on a routine basis. Thus, many engineers and scientists, who need to use statistics much more frequently than calculus or differential equations, lack sufficient knowledge of the use of statistics. The audience that is addressed in this text is the university-level biomedical engineering student who needs a bare-bones coverage of the most basic statistical analysis frequently used in biomedical engineering practice. The text introduces students to the essential vocabulary and basic concepts of probability and statistics that are required to perform the numerical summary and statistical analysis used in the biomedical field. This text is considered a starting point for important issues to consider when designing experiments, summarizing data, assuming a probability model for the data, testing hypotheses, and drawing conclusions from sampled data.A student who has completed this text should have sufficient vocabulary to read more advanced texts on statistics and further their knowledge about additional numerical analyses that are used in the biomedical engineering field but are beyond the scope of this text. This book is designed to supplement an undergraduate-level course in applied statistics, specifically in biomedical engineering. Practicing engineers who have not had formal instruction in statistics may also use this text as a simple, brief introduction to statistics used in biomedical engineering. The emphasis is on the application of statistics, the assumptions made in applying the statistical tests, the limitations of these elementary statistical methods, and the errors often committed in using statistical analysis. A number of examples from biomedical engineering research and industry practice are provided to assist the reader in understanding concepts and application. It is beneficial for the reader to have some background in the life sciences and physiology and to be familiar with basic biomedical instrumentation used in the clinical environment.Contents: Introduction / Collecting Data and Experimental Design / Data Summary and Descriptive Statistics / Assuming a Probability Model from the Sample Data / Statistical Inference / Linear Regression and Correlation Analysis / Power Analysis and Sample Size / Just the Beginning / Bibliography

Introduction to Biomedical Imaging

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Author: Andrew G. Webb

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119485940

Category: Medical

Page: 264

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An integrated, comprehensive survey of biomedical imaging modalities An important component of the recent expansion in bioengineering is the area of biomedical imaging. This book provides in-depth coverage of the field of biomedical imaging, with particular attention to an engineering viewpoint. Suitable as both a professional reference and as a text for a one-semester course for biomedical engineers or medical technology students, Introduction to Biomedical Imaging covers the fundamentals and applications of four primary medical imaging techniques: magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, and X-ray/computed tomography. Taking an accessible approach that includes any necessary mathematics and transform methods, this book provides rigorous discussions of: The physical principles, instrumental design, data acquisition strategies, image reconstruction techniques, and clinical applications of each modality Recent developments such as multi-slice spiral computed tomography, harmonic and sub-harmonic ultrasonic imaging, multi-slice PET scanning, and functional magnetic resonance imaging General image characteristics such as spatial resolution and signal-to-noise, common to all of the imaging modalities

Introduction to Communications Technologies

A Guide for Non-Engineers, Third Edition

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Author: Stephan Jones,Ronald J. Kovac,Frank M. Groom

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498702945

Category: Computers

Page: 364

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Thanks to the advancement of faster processors within communication devices, there has been a rapid change in how information is modulated, multiplexed, managed, and moved. While formulas and functions are critical in creating the granular components and operations of individual technologies, understanding the applications and their purposes in the business environment only requires a basic scientific background. The third edition of Introduction to Communications Technologies: A Guide for Non-Engineers helps students in telecommunications business programs become familiar with and stay abreast of the ever-changing technology surrounding their industry. Used in the core curriculum at Ball State University’s graduate professional program in Information and Communication Sciences, this textbook is designed for graduate and undergraduate students who do not necessarily have a high level of technical expertise, but need to have some understanding of the technical functions of information and communication technologies to prepare them for working in a corporate environment. See What’s New in the Third Edition: Significant updates to the following chapters: Modulation Schemes; Signaling Formats, Multiplexing, and Digital Transmission; Packet Switching and Local Area Networks; Mobile Wireless Technologies; Network Security and Management Added coverage of OFDMA, Metro Ethernet, 5G pre-standard configuration, ‘apps’ on mobile devices, and VoIP core switching New chapters on Big Data and the Cloud Avoiding complicated equations and the need for calculus gymnastics, this textbook provides non-engineering students with a firm background and a broad understanding of the knowledge necessary to work within the fast-paced and ever-changing communications industry.

Introduction to Modeling in Physiology and Medicine

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Author: Claudio Cobelli,Ewart Carson

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080559988

Category: Science

Page: 328

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This unified modeling textbook for students of biomedical engineering provides a complete course text on the foundations, theory and practice of modeling and simulation in physiology and medicine. It is dedicated to the needs of biomedical engineering and clinical students, supported by applied BME applications and examples. Developed for biomedical engineering and related courses: speaks to BME students at a level and in a language appropriate to their needs, with an interdisciplinary clinical/engineering approach, quantitative basis, and many applied examples to enhance learning Delivers a quantitative approach to modeling and also covers simulation: the perfect foundation text for studies across BME and medicine Extensive case studies and engineering applications from BME, plus end-of-chapter exercises

MATLAB Programming for Biomedical Engineers and Scientists

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Author: Andrew P. King,Paul Aljabar

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128135107

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 324

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MATLAB Programming for Biomedical Engineers and Scientists provides an easy-to-learn introduction to the fundamentals of computer programming in MATLAB. This book explains the principles of good programming practice, while demonstrating how to write efficient and robust code that analyzes and visualizes biomedical data. Aimed at the biomedical engineer, biomedical scientist, and medical researcher with little or no computer programming experience, it is an excellent resource for learning the principles and practice of computer programming using MATLAB. This book enables the reader to: Analyze problems and apply structured design methods to produce elegant, efficient and well-structured program designs Implement a structured program design in MATLAB, making good use of incremental development approaches Write code that makes good use of MATLAB programming features, including control structures, functions and advanced data types Write MATLAB code to read in medical data from files and write data to files Write MATLAB code that is efficient and robust to errors in input data Write MATLAB code to analyze and visualize medical data, including imaging data For a firsthand interview with the authors, please visit http://scitechconnect.elsevier.com/matlab-programming-biomedical-engineers-scientists/ To access student materials, please visit https://www.elsevier.com/books-and-journals/book-companion/9780128122037 To register and access instructor materials, please visit http://textbooks.elsevier.com/web/Manuals.aspx?isbn=9780128122037 Many real world biomedical problems and data show the practical application of programming concepts Two whole chapters dedicated to the practicalities of designing and implementing more complex programs An accompanying website containing freely available data and source code for the practical code examples, activities, and exercises in the book For instructors, there are extra teaching materials including a complete set of slides, notes for a course based on the book, and course work suggestions

Introduction to Integrative Engineering

A Computational Approach to Biomedical Problems

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Author: Guigen Zhang

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1315388456

Category: Medical

Page: 446

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This textbook is designed for an introductory course at undergraduate and graduate levels for bioengineering students. It provides a systematic way of examining bioengineering problems in a multidisciplinary computational approach. The book introduces basic concepts of multidiscipline-based computational modeling methods, provides detailed step-by-step techniques to build a model with consideration of underlying multiphysics, and discusses many important aspects of a modeling approach including results interpretation, validation, and assessment.

Introduction to Executive Protection

Second Edition

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Author: Dale L. June

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1420043463

Category: Law

Page: 480

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Although it is impossible to account and plan for every potential threat, security breach, or scenario that may occur, it is possible to reduce the chance of malevolence claiming the life of your protectee. In the potentially dangerous but highly rewarding profession of close personal protection, critical thinking and a dispassionate evaluation of actions, situations, and events is often the difference between life and death. Thought-provoking Stimulating the reevaluation of traditional strategies and development of independent, adaptable approaches to the unpredictable threat of attack, Introduction to Executive Protection, Second Edition goes a step beyond the basic foundational concepts of the original. Exploring the psychology, philosophy, and professionalism of the modern close personal protection agent, the author uses the real life experiences of veterans in the field to highlight key considerations that will take security and protection into the future. Informative After defining the parameters and the changing role of the personal protection agent, the author reviews the historical and contextual importance of the need for security. He gives detailed insight into identifying the potentially dangerous subject; securing the protectee's home, office, and vehicle; and recognizing and reacting to an ambush. Specific chapters address new levels of threat including terrorism, kidnapping, and bomb threats. Practical Providing realistic information on medical emergencies both natural and malicious, the book dedicates several chapters to outlining the character and conduct of the professional protection agent. It gives practical, common sense advice on day-to-day protocols and instructs in the necessary interpersonal skills that are crucial to the job. Each chapter concludes with a summary and review questions. The appendices provide an extensive glossary of terms, as well as checklists for effective preparation, self-assessment, and "after action" analysis.

Introduction to Nuclear Science, Third Edition

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Author: Jeff C. Bryan

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351655973

Category: Medical

Page: 422

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Written to provide students who have limited backgrounds in the physical sciences and math with an accessible textbook on nuclear science, this edition continues to provide a clear and complete introduction to nuclear chemistry and physics, from basic concepts to nuclear power and medical applications. Incorporating suggestions from adopting professors, the discussion of neutron cross sections is expanded, coverage of the nuclear fuel cycle is now included, and international terms are incorporated. This updated, expanded edition provides a much-needed textbook and resource for undergraduate students in science and engineering as well as those studying nuclear medicine and radiation therapy.