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By Y. C. Fung (auth.), Alan M. Nahum M.D., John W. Melvin Ph.D. (eds.)

Writing on unintentional damage frequently turns out to ensue from considered one of views. One viewpoint is that of these keen on points of damage analysis and remedy and the opposite is that of these within the engineering and biologic sciences who talk about mechanical rules and simulations. From our viewpoint, major details difficulties exist on the interface: individuals within the enterprise of analysis and remedy have no idea how one can entry, use, and overview theoretical info that doesn't have noticeable useful applica­ tions; people at the theoretical part would not have sufficient real-life box information with which to spot difficulties or to judge options. the best process presents a relentless two-way move of knowledge that allows continu­ ous challenge identity and path correction. This ebook makes an attempt to supply a cutting-edge examine the utilized biomechanics of accidental-injury causation and prevention. The authors are famous autho­ rities of their really expert fields. it really is was hoping that this publication will stimulate extra utilized learn within the box of accidental-injury causation and prevention. Alan M. Nahum, M.D. John W Melvin, Ph.D.

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