The mechanics of microdamage and microfracture in trabecular bone

Toal, Victoria Rachel (2013) The mechanics of microdamage and microfracture in trabecular bone. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.


This thesis presents a study using mechanical testing techniques combined with advanced computational methods to examine the mechanics of bone. It contributes novel observations and analysis of how bones fail at the microscopic level, which will be valuable in furthering our understanding and the treatment of bone damage in health and disease, including osteoporosis.

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ID Code: 62884
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD)
Supervisor: Adam, Clayton & Pearcy, Mark
Keywords: trabecular bone, post-yield mechanics, nanoindentation, Finite Element Analysis (FEA), Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM), plasticity, constitutive modelling, qBEI
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 25 Sep 2013 05:19
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 21:48

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