With sixty years of combined experience, the authors of this extensively revised book have learned to emphasize the fundamental materials science, structure-property relationships, and biological responses as a foundation for a wide array of biomaterials applications. This edition includes a new chapter on tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, approximately 1900 references to additional reading, extensive tutorial materials on new developments in spinal implants and fixation techniques and theory. It also offers systematic coverage of orthopedic implants, and expanded treatment of ceramic materials and implants.
The volume contributes a postcolonial perspective to such topics as textual production, commentarial writings and translations in colonial times, and then moves on to inspect Eurocentric notions embedded in current western biblical interpretation especially in projects such as "Jesus Research." It also contains an overview of and introduction to one of the most challenging and controversial theories of our time, postcolonialism--a theory that gives mediation and representation to Third World people. Though long established in cultural studies, postcolonial theory has not previously been seriously applied to Asian biblical interpretation.
The global demand for energy is met mainly by fossil fuels. Their excessive and indiscriminate use, coupled with increasing demand for energy, will soon deplete their existing reserves. Therefore, it is extremely important to find alternative, environment-friendly, and ecologically sound sources of energy for meeting the present and future energy requirements. Biogas Technology: Towards Sustainable Development makes an attempt to explore the potential of utilizing biodegradable biomass as fuel and manure.
This Book Explores The Topics Included In The Syllabus Of Anna University Extensively. A Reference Table On The Factors For Quality Control Charts, Numerical Examples For Each Control Chart, The Questions For Short Answers, And A Few Web Site Addresses Have Been Included To Obtain And Sustain The Interest Of The Student Community And The Teaching Fraternity.In This Second Edition, A Chapter Was Added With Details On Topics Such As Quality Circle, Zero Defects, Just In Time, Kanban And Poka Yoke To Cater For The Expectations Of The Students As Well As Teachers. The Details On 5S, Yy Analysis, Five W S And Two H S Analysis And Brainstorming Methodology Have Been Enlarged With Examples. Twenty-Three Case Studies Have Been Added In This Edition To Extend The Scope And Knowledge Of The Student Community. In Addition To This, Twelve Numerical Problems On Different Aspects Of Spc And Six Sigma As Illustrative Examples And The Enriched Question Bank Have Been Added For Clarity In Teaching And Learning.This Book Can Be Used As A Textbook By All The Final Year B.E./B.Tech. Students Of Anna University.