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Title: Fracture of cortical bone tissue
Authors: Li, Simin
Abdel-Wahab, Adel A.
Demirci, Emrah
Silberschmidt, Vadim V.
Keywords: Cortical bone
Fracture
Variability
Anisotropy
Microstructure
Ex-tended finite-element method (X-FEM)
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: © Springer
Citation: LI, S. ... et al, 2015. Fracture of cortical bone tissue. IN: Altenbach, H. and Brünig, M. (eds). Inelastic Behavior of Materials and Structures Under Monotonic and Cyclic Loading. Springer International Publishing, pp.143-170.
Series/Report no.: Advanced Structured Materials;57
Abstract: In this chapter, mechanical behaviours of a unique type of composite material – cortical bone tissue – are considered for different length scales. Both experimental and computational approaches are discussed in this study to evaluate the effects of mechanical anisotropy and structural heterogeneity on the fracture process of cor-tical bone. First, variability and anisotropic mechanical behaviour of cortical bone tissue are characterised and analysed experimentally for different loading condi-tions and orientations. Then, results from the experimental studies are used to de-velop finite-element models across different length-scales to elucidate mechanical and structural mechanisms underpinning the anisotropic and non-linear fracture processes of cortical bone.
Description: This book chapter is closed access.
Version: Closed access
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-14660-7_8
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/19018
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-14660-7_8
ISBN: 3319146602
9783319146607
Appears in Collections:Closed Access (Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering)

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