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3D finite element simulations of the dynamic interaction between a fingertip and a flat surface.
Wu-JZ; Welcome-DE; Dong-RG
Proceedings of the 30th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, September 6-9, 2006, Blacksburg, Virginia. Newark, DE: American Society of Biomechanics, 2006 Sep; :37
In the present study, we proposed a novel 3D FE fingertip model, which contains realistic anatomic micro structures and nonlinear viscoelastic material properties of the soft tissues. The model predictions on the time-dependent force responses of the fingertip subjected to the dynamic contact with a flat surface agree well with the published experimental observations.
Humans; Physiology; Physiological-function; Physiological-factors; Muscles; Muscle-function; Musculoskeletal-system; Models; Computers; Computer-models; Computer-software
Proceedings of the 30th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, September 6-9, 2006, Blacksburg, Virginia
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