Polymeric Gels: Characterization, Properties and Biomedical Applications covers the fundamentals and applications of polymeric gels. Particular emphasis is given to their synthesis, properties and characteristics, with topics such as natural, synthetic, and smart polymeric gels, medical applications, and advancements in conductive and magnetic gels presented. The book covers the basics and applications of hydrogels, providing readers with a comprehensive guide on the types of polymeric gels used in the field of biomedical engineering.
• Provides guidance for decisions on the suitability and appropriateness of a synthetic route and characterization technique for particular polymeric networks
• Analyzes and compares experimental data
• Presents in-depth information on the physical properties of polymeric gels using mathematical models
• Uses an interdisciplinary approach to discuss potential new applications for both established polymeric gels and recent advances