Experimental and numerical investigation of strain-rate-dependent behavior of kangaroo shoulder cartilage
Thibbotuwawa, Noyel Deegayu Namal Bandara (2016) Experimental and numerical investigation of strain-rate-dependent behavior of kangaroo shoulder cartilage. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
This thesis introduces a new animal model, kangaroo, to biomechanical investigations of shoulder cartilage research. It examines the effect of cartilage structure and constituents on tissue behavior and its adaptation to mechanical loading. In doing so, the study explains the relationship of tissue's functional behaviors to its structure and constituents which has important implications for tissue engineering strategies catering joint specific cartilage tissue generation.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD)|
|Supervisor:||Gu, YuanTong, Oloyede, Kunle, & Senadeera, Wijitha|
|Keywords:||Articular cartilage, Shoulder cartilage, Kangaroo, Strain-rate-dependent, Cartilage biomechanics, Superficial collagen, Proteoglycans, Tissue adaptation, Structure-function relationship|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||31 Mar 2016 04:22|
|Last Modified:||31 Mar 2016 04:22|
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