© 2008

Application of the Finite Element Method in Implant Dentistry

  • Jianping Geng
  • Weiqi Yan
  • Wei Xu

Part of the Advanced Topics in Science and Technology in China book series (ATSTC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
  2. N. Krishnamurthy
    Pages 1-41
  3. Rodrigo F. Neiva, Horn-Lay Wang, Jianping Geng
    Pages 42-60
  4. Jianping Geng, Wei Xu, Keson B. C. Tan, Quan-Sheng Ma, Haw-Ming Huang, Sheng-Yang Lee et al.
    Pages 61-80
  5. Jianping Geng, Weiqi Yan, Wei Xu, Keson B. C. Tan, Haw-Ming Huang, Sheng-Yang Lee et al.
    Pages 81-91
  6. Wei Xu, Jason Huijun Wang, Jianping Geng, Haw-Ming Huang
    Pages 92-134
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 135-137

About this book


Part of the new series, Advanced Topics in Science and Technology in China, this book is designed to give the necessary theoretical foundation to new users of the finite element method in implant dentistry, and show how both the implant dentist and designer can benefit from finite element analysis. The first part deals with the theory of the finite element method. containing the necessary mathematical theory but written so that readers from a dental background can easily understand. Then basic knowledge of implant dentistry is introduced to readers from an engineering background. Next, dental implant applications, and the critical issues of using finite element analysis for dental implants are discussed, followed by aspects of dental implant modeling. Finally, two popular commercial finite element software programs, ANSYS and ABACUS, are introduced for dental finite element analysis. Dr J.P. Geng is a professional implant dentist and has been an implant designer for 15 years.


ATSTC FEM biomechanics biomedical engineering calculus dental implant dental implantology dentistry finite element method knowledge mechanics modeling prosthodontics rehabilitation tissue

Editors and affiliations

  • Jianping Geng
    • 1
  • Weiqi Yan
    • 1
  • Wei Xu
    • 2
  1. 1.Clinical Research Institute, Second Affiliated HospitalZhejiang Universyty School of MedicineHangzhouChina
  2. 2.School of Engineering (H5)University of SurreySurreyUK

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Application of the Finite Element Method in Implant Dentistry
  • Editors Jianping Geng
    Weiqi Yan
    Wei Xu
  • Series Title Advanced Topics in Science and Technology in China
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Zhejiang University Press, Hangzhou and Springer-Verlag GbmH Berlin Heidelberg 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-540-73763-6
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-642-09296-1
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-540-73764-3
  • Series ISSN 1995-6819
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIII, 137
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Additional Information Jointly published with Zhejiang University Press
  • Topics Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering
    Computational Intelligence
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