Nonlinear elastic material property estimation of lower extremity residual limb tissues


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Tonuk E. , SILVER-THORN M.

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON NEURAL SYSTEMS AND REHABILITATION ENGINEERING, cilt.11, ss.43-53, 2003 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 11 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2003
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1109/tnsre.2003.810436
  • Dergi Adı: IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON NEURAL SYSTEMS AND REHABILITATION ENGINEERING
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.43-53

Özet

The interface stresses between the residual limb and prosthetic socket have been studied to investigate prosthetic fit. Finite-element models of the residual limb-prosthetic socket interface facilitate investigation of the mechanical interface and may serve as a potential tool for future prosthetic socket design. However, the success of such residual limb models to date has been limited, in large part due to inadequate material formulations used to approximate the mechanical behavior of residual limb soft tissues.