CONSIDERATIONS ON THE R-CURVE OF HUMAN CORTICAL BONE
Human bone presents several factors which complicate the evaluation of fracture. Several toughening mechanisms protect humans from health complications, but also contribute to a unique 3D crack geometry. In this study, we combine 3D imaging, in-situ loading (in air and with a waterbath), and computational analysis for the interpretation of the toughness measurements of human cortical bone in the aging human population.
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America
Wed 15:20 - 15:40
Beyond Similitude: Role of Multiscale Heterogeneity in Fracture Prognosis