Mechanics of Biological Systems and Materials, Volume 4: Proceedings of the 2013 Annual Conference on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, the fourth volume of eight from the Conference, brings together contributions to this important area of research and engineering. The collection presents early findings and case studies on a wide range of areas, including: Structure-Function & Design of Soft Biological TissuesSoft Tissue Biomechanics: Nanoscale to Physiological ControlBone MechanicsBiomimetic MaterialsResidual Stresses in Biological MaterialsCellsCellulose Materials
Study of the Transient Response of Tympanic Membranes Under Acoustic Excitation.- Directional Failure of Tendons in the Presence of a Notch Defect.- Age and Regional Dependence of Collagen Crimp in Heart Valves.- The Cohesive law and Toughness of Engineering and Natural Adhesives.- Comparing the Passive Biomechanics of Tension-pressure Loading of Porcine Renal Arteries and its First Branch.- Indentation Measurements on Soft Materials Using Optical Surface Deformation Measurements.- Cadaveric Femoral Fracture Experiment in a Fall on the Hip Configuration.- Correlation of Multi-scale Modeling and Experimental Results for the Elastic Modulus of Trabecular Bone.- Analysis Of Stress Distribution Caused By Orthodontic Correctional Devices.- Hierarchical Bionanomaterials Under the Hammer: High-rate Response of Silks.- A Novel Dental Restorative Composite Fabricated With Nanostructured poly(KAMPS)/aragonite Filler.- The Effect of Dilution in Natural and Bio-inspired Staggered Composites.- New Insight Into the Toughening Mechanisms of Nacre.- Heterogeneity in Microscopic Residual Stress in the Aortic Wall.- Measuring and Modeling Morphogenetic Stress in Developing Embryos.- Residual Stress and Structural Anisotropy of Cortical Bone.- Microcracking Morphology and Structure Optimization of Compact Bovine Bone Under Impact Loading.- Biomechanical Response of Blast Loading to the Head Using 2D-3D Cineradiographic Registration.- Dynamic Analysis of a Spread Cell Using Finite Element Method.- Imaging Targets to Identify Chromosomal Abnormalities in Cells.- 3D Neutrophil Tractions in Changing Microenvironments.- Correlations Between Quantitative MR Imaging Properties and Viscoelastic Material of Agarose Gel.- Electrostatic Actuation Based Modulation of Interaction Between Protein and Aptamer.- The Relation Between Crispness and Texture Properties of Wax Apple.- Fabrication and Mechanical Characterization of Jute Fiber/Epoxy Laminar Composites.- A Fractional Pressure-volume Model of Cerebrospinal Fluid Dynamics in Hydrocephalus.- Site-specific Diagnostic Evaluation of Hard Biological Tissues Using Solitary Waves.
Mechanics of Biological Systems and Materials, Volume 4: Proceedings of the 2013 Annual Conference on Experimental and Applied Mechanics , the fourth volume of eight from the Conference, brings together contributions to this important area of research and engineering. The collection presents early findings and case studies on a wide range of areas, including:
Structure-Function & Design of Soft Biological Tissues
Soft Tissue Biomechanics: Nanoscale to Physiological Control
Residual Stresses in Biological Materials