Advances in Bio-Mechanical Systems and Materials (Advanced by Holm Altenbach, Andreas Oechsner

By Holm Altenbach, Andreas Oechsner

This monograph provides the newest effects regarding bio-mechanical platforms and fabrics. The bio-mechanical platforms with which his book is involved are prostheses, implants, clinical operation robots and muscular re-training platforms. To symbolize and layout such platforms, a multi-disciplinary technique is needed which comprises the classical disciplines of mechanical/materials engineering and biology and medication. The problem in such an strategy is that perspectives, recommendations or perhaps language are often various from self-discipline to self-discipline and the interplay and conversation of the scientists needs to be first built and altered. in the context of materials' technological know-how, the publication covers the interplay of fabrics with mechanical structures, their description as a mechanical system  or their mechanical homes.

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M. Bouziane · B. A. Bachir. Bouiadjra · B. Serier · S. Benbarek LMPM, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Sidi Bel Abbes, BP 89, City Ben M’hidi, Sidi Bel Abbes 22000, Algeria B. fr B. A. Bachir. fr N. fr E. M. H. dz A. Öchsner and H. 1007/978-3-319-00479-2_4, © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2013 41 42 M. M. Bouziane et al. Keywords THA • Bone cement • Bone inclusion • Micro-void • Crack • SIF • FEM Nomenclature α: Angle of the crack ν : Poisson ratio E: Young’s modulus F:  Load FEM: Finite element method KI: Mode I stress intensity factor KII: Mode II stress intensity factor Keff: Effective stress intensity factor LEFM: Linear elastic fracture mechanics PMMA: Polymethylmethacrylate SIF: Stress intensity factor THA: Total hip arthoplasty VCCT: Virtual crack closure technique 1 Introduction Cemented total hip arthroplasty (THA) is the most popular method of osteoarthritis treatment and other disorders affecting the hip joint [1].

Properties of acrylic bone cement: state of the art review. J. Biomed. Mater. : Micro mechanisms of fatigue crack initiation and propagation in bone cements. J. Biomed. Mater. : The Relationship Between Stress, Porosity, and Nonlinear Damage Accumulation in Acrylic Bone Cement. J. Biomed. Mater. Res 59, 646–654 (2001). : Effect of porosity and environment on the mechanical behavior of acrylic bone cement modified with acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene particles: I. Fracture toughness. J. Biomed.

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