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TECHNICAL PAPERS: Soft Tissues

Thermomechanical Analysis of Soft-Tissue Thermotherapy

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Alptekin Aksan, John J. McGrath

Mechanical Engineering Department, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824

J Biomech Eng 125(5), 700-708 (Oct 09, 2003) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1614816 History: Received January 14, 2002; Revised April 07, 2003; Online October 09, 2003
Copyright © 2003 by ASME
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Variation of Rabbit Patellar Tendon Collagen Apparent Specific Heat with Temperature (at a Stress-free State). Ramp heating at 2°C/min between 35–95°C.
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Anatomy of the Patellar Tendon Specimen
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Patellar Tendon Specimen
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Patellar Tendon Load History in One Heating Cycle Comprised of Three Testing Phases (Mechanical Preconditioning, Tensile Testing and Thermal Testing). (Data are taken from Cycle 1 in Fig. 6)
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Patellar Tendon Deformation History in One Heating Cycle Comprised of Three Testing Phases (Mechanical Preconditioning, Tensile Testing and Thermal Testing). (Data are taken from Cycle 1 in Fig. 7)
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Load History of a Patellar Tendon Specimen Subjected to Successive Heating Cycles. (Experimental Conditions: θbath=75°C,θhigh=66.87±1.38°C,θlow=22.32±0.82°C,F=5N,T=0.312 MPa).
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Deformation History of a Patellar Tendon Specimen Subjected to Successive Heating Cycles. (Experimental Conditions: θbath=75°C,θhigh=66.87±1.38°C,θlow=22.32±0.82°C,F=5N,T=0.312 MPa)
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Heat-Induced Deformation (Effect of Test Load on Heat-Induced Response)
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Total Equilibrium Strain (Σe2) with Accumulated Thermal Damage (Ω) at Various Test Stresses (T). (Numbers in the figure are the specimen numbers given in Table 1)
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Variation of Ωm as a Function of Test Stress, T,(T=F/Ao)
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Variation of Maximum Equilibrium Strain (e2,max) as a Function of the Test Stress, T,(T=F/Ao)
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Master Curve for Heat-Induced Shrinkage of Rabbit Patellar Tendon
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Master Curve for the Variation of the Material Property Constant (C3) as a function of the Total Equilibrium Strain (Σe2)

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