Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Transactions of the ASME
- Print ISSN
- Electronic ISSN
- Impact factor
- Usage rank
- Article count
- Free count
- Free percentage
- PDFs via platforms
- CSA, Gale, AIP, and Proquest
Development of an inertia-driven model of sideways fall for detailed study of femur fracture mechanics.
A new method for laboratory testing of human proximal femora in conditions simulating a sideways fall was developed. Additionally, in order to analyze the strain state in future cadaveric tests, digital image correlation (DIC) was validated as a tool for strain field measurement on the bone of the f...
On the evaluation of vorticity using cardiovascular magnetic resonance velocity measurements.
We compared the vorticity field obtained using direct differentiation schemes (eight-point circulation and Chapra) and derivate differentiation schemes (Richardson 4* and compact Richardson 4*) from a theoretical velocity field and in vivo CMR velocity measurements. In all cases, the effect of artif...
Effect of the strain rate on the twisting of trabecular bone from women with hip fracture.
As one of the major functions of bone is to provide structural support for the musculoskeletal system, it is important to evaluate its mechanical strength. Bones may be subjected to multiaxial stresses due to bone pathologies, accidental loads which may lead to hip, wrist fracture, or to a prostheti...
Fluid-structure interaction modeling of abdominal aortic aneurysms: the impact of patient-specific inflow conditions and fluid/solid couplin...
We present a complete fluid-structure interaction (FSI) framework for patient-specific AAA passive mechanics assessment that utilizes individualized inflow and outflow boundary conditions. The purpose of the study is two-fold: (1) to develop a novel semiautomated methodology that derives velocity co...
A preliminary analysis of the data from an in vitro inflation-extension test can validate the assumption of arterial tissue elasticity.
The objective of this study is to propose a method for preliminary processing of the experimental data from an inflation-extension test on tubular arterial specimens. The method is based on the condition for existence of a strain energy function (SEF) and can be used to verify whether the data from...
Biomechanics of porcine renal arteries and role of axial stretch.
We propose a simple biomechanical model to relate the specific axial force phenomenon of arteries to the predicted load-dependent average collagen fiber orientation. It is shown that (a) the model correctly predicts the authors' experimentally measured biaxial behavior of pig renal arteries and (b)...
Calculating individual and total muscular translational stiffness: a knee example.
We successfully derived such an equation that requires as input: a muscle's coordinates, force, and stiffness acting along its line of action. This equation can also be used to estimate the total joint muscular KT, in three orthogonal axes (AP: anterior-posterior; SI: superior-inferior; ML: medial-l...
Optimized Design of an Instrumented Spatial Linkage that Minimizes Errors in Locating the Rotational Axes of the Tibiofemoral Joint: A Compu...
An accurate method to locate of the flexion-extension (F-E) axis and longitudinal rotation (LR) axis of the tibiofemoral joint is required to accurately characterize tibiofemoral kinematics. A method was recently developed to locate these axes using an instrumented spatial linkage (ISL) (2012, "On t...
Biomechanical engineering--year in review.
A multiplanar radiography method for assessing cup orientation in total hip arthroplasty.
These results suggest that the proposed method is feasible for assessing cup placement with reference to the functional and anatomical references. Furthermore, the ability to reference the same bony landmarks preoperatively, intraoperatively, and postoperatively has important research and clinical a...