In-Vitro Measurement of Static Contact Pressure Distribution in Synovial Joints

by Abdul M. Ahmed, McGill Univ, Montreal, Canada,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Mechanics Computing in 1990's and Beyond


The objective of this presentation is, at first, to review the various approaches to the measurement of contact pressure distribution in synovial joints, and then to describe the development and application of a particular technique to illustrate the technical features associated with such measurements.

Subject Headings: Pressure distribution | Pressure measurement | Statics (mechanics) | Contact mechanics | Joints | Load bearing capacity | Load factors | Stress distribution

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