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Published by CRC Press in Boca Raton .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Human engineering,
  • Biomechanics,
  • Tissues -- Mechanical properties

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index

Statementedited by Shrawan Kumar
ContributionsKumar, Shrawan
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTA166 .B535 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 724 p. :
Number of Pages724
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17249382M
ISBN 100849379083
ISBN 109780849379086
LC Control Number2007021668

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