A finite deformation theory for articular cartilage with orthotropic symmetry and tension-compression nonlinearity

Ines Basalo, B. Cohen, G. A. Ateshian

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Abstract

A new orthotropic strain energy function is proposed for describing the observed tension-compression non-linearity of the solid matrix of articular cartilage. This proposed function is based in the exponential form used by Cohen [6] and uses an approach similar to that of Quapp and Weiss [15] to incorporate the tension-compression non-linearity of the tissue. Under infinitesimal strains it can reduce to the Conewise Linear Elastic (CLE) model of Cumier et al. [7], or it can allow for a smooth transition between tension and compression.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationComputational Fluid and Solid Mechanics 2003
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages1622-1625
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9780080529479, 9780080440460
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2 2003
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Articular cartilage
  • Finite deformation
  • Orthotropy
  • Tension-compression non-linearity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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    Basalo, I., Cohen, B., & Ateshian, G. A. (2003). A finite deformation theory for articular cartilage with orthotropic symmetry and tension-compression nonlinearity. In Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics 2003 (pp. 1622-1625). Elsevier Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-008044046-0.50395-X