Abonnement à la biblothèque: Guest
Portail numérique Bibliothèque numérique eBooks Revues Références et comptes rendus Collections
Critical Reviews™ in Biomedical Engineering
SJR: 0.207 SNIP: 0.376 CiteScore™: 0.79

ISSN Imprimer: 0278-940X
ISSN En ligne: 1943-619X

Volumes:
Volume 47, 2019 Volume 46, 2018 Volume 45, 2017 Volume 44, 2016 Volume 43, 2015 Volume 42, 2014 Volume 41, 2013 Volume 40, 2012 Volume 39, 2011 Volume 38, 2010 Volume 37, 2009 Volume 36, 2008 Volume 35, 2007 Volume 34, 2006 Volume 33, 2005 Volume 32, 2004 Volume 31, 2003 Volume 30, 2002 Volume 29, 2001 Volume 28, 2000 Volume 27, 1999 Volume 26, 1998 Volume 25, 1997 Volume 24, 1996 Volume 23, 1995

Critical Reviews™ in Biomedical Engineering

DOI: 10.1615/CritRevBiomedEng.v29.i3.20
pages 303-371

Computational Modeling of Ligament Mechanics

Jeffrey A. Weiss
Department of Bioengineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112
John C. Gardiner
Department of Bioengineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112

RÉSUMÉ

This article provides a critical review of past and current techniques for the computational modeling of ligaments and tendons. A brief overview of relevant concepts from the fields of continuum mechanics and finite element analysis is provided. The structure and function of ligaments and tendons are reviewed in detail, with emphasis on the relationship of microstructural tissue features to the continuum mechanical behavior. Experimental techniques for the material characterization of biological soft tissues are discussed. Past and current efforts related to the constitutive modeling of ligaments and tendons are classified by the particular technique and dimensionality. Applications of one-dimensional and three-dimensional constitutive models in the representation of the mechanical behavior of joints are presented. Future research directions are identified.


Articles with similar content:

Modeling the Human Lumbar Spine for Assessing Spinal Loads, Stability, and Risk of Injury
Critical Reviews™ in Biomedical Engineering, Vol.31, 2003, issue 1&2
N. Peter Reeves, Jacek Cholewicki
PREFACE: MULTISCALE COMPUTATIONAL ANALYSIS OF COMPLEX MATERIALS
International Journal for Multiscale Computational Engineering, Vol.16, 2018, issue 4
Christian Linder, Leon Mishnaevsky Jr., WaiChing Sun
Preface
SPECIAL ISSUE
MULTISCALE MODELING AND UNCERTAINTY QUANTIFICATION OF HETEROGENEOUS MATERIALS

International Journal for Multiscale Computational Engineering, Vol.9, 2011, issue 3
George Stefanou
The Effective Stagnant Thermal Conductivity of Porous Media with Periodic Structures
Journal of Porous Media, Vol.2, 1999, issue 1
Chin-Tsau Hsu, Ping Cheng
Permeability of Musculoskeletal Tissues and Scaffolding Materials: Experimental Results and Theoretical Predictions
Critical Reviews™ in Biomedical Engineering, Vol.31, 2003, issue 1&2
Eric A. Nauman, Edward A. Sander