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.

Abstract

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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ID Code: 92607
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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