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two-dimensional finite element analysis of the human buttocks

William Morgan

two-dimensional finite element analysis of the human buttocks

by William Morgan

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Thesis (M.Sc.) -University of Surrey, 1996.

StatementWilliam Morgan.
ContributionsUniversity of Surrey. Department of Mechanical Engineering.
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Open LibraryOL19618945M

3 Concepts of Stress Analysis Introduction Here the concepts of stress analysis will be stated in a finite element context. That means that the primary unknown will be the (generalized) displacements. All other items of interest will mainly depend on the. Method of Finite Elements I • Within the framework of continuum mechanics dependencies between geometrical and physical quantities are formulated on a differentially small element and then extended to the whole continuum • As a result we obtain differential, partial differential or integral equations for which, generally, an analytical.

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Development of Finite Elements for Two-Dimensional Structural Analysis Using the Integrated Force Method The Integrated Force Method has been developed in recent years for the analysis of structural mechanics problems. This method treats all independent internal forces as unknown variables that can be calculated by simultaneously imposing equations of equilibrium and compatibility conditions. The Finite Element Formulation: One-Dimensional Problems The analysis presented in Section resulted in an expression for the stiffness matrix of a bar in its local co-ordinate system. The derivation was based on an immediate appeal to equilibrium to establish the .


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Two-dimensional finite element analysis of the human buttocks by William Morgan Download PDF EPUB FB2

The contact interaction between human and seat is an important factor in the comfort sensation of subjects. This paper presents a finite element (FE) model of the human buttocks, able to predict the pressure distribution between human and seating surface by its detailed and realistic geometric by:   A two-dimensional model of human biomechanical responses to whole-body vibration has been developed, by using the finite element method.

Beam, spring and mass elements were used to model the spine, viscera, head, pelvis and buttocks tissue in the mid-sagittal by: TWO DIMENSIONAL FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS. INTRODUCTION.

Two dimensional elements are defined by three or more nodes in a two dimensional. plane (i.e., x, y plane). The basic element useful for two dimensional analysis is the.

triangular element. Ø Plane Stress and Plane Strain. “As its title describes, this book is about the finite element method applied to one-dimensional problems.

several problems of interest are indeed modeled using a single space variable. This book should appeal to the mechanical engineering community.” (Alexandre.

We performed 2-dimensional finite element model analysis to estimate the mechanical environment of the supraspinatus tendon. The geometric shape of the finite element model was determined by magnetic resonance imaging of a normal human shoulder obtained at 0°, 30°, and 60° of abduction, whereas the histologic location of noncalcified and calcified fibrocartilage was determined from a Cited by: A two-dimensional model of human biomechanical responses to whole-body vibration has been developed, by using the finite element method.

Beam, spring and mass elements were used to model the spine, viscera, head, pelvis and buttocks tissue in the mid-sagittal plane. The model was developed by comparison of the vibration mode shapes with those previously measured in the laboratory. A simplified two-dimensional human buttock-thigh model was developed to simulate the mechanical response of the muscle of buttocks and thigh under vertical vibration.

Static and vibrational loads with five different frequencies of1, 10, 30 and 50 Hz and the same amplitude of 3 mm were applied to different seat cushions.

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To demonstrate how a 2D formulation. Finite Element Analysis P. Seshu ˘ ˇ No part of this book may be reproduced in any form, by mimeograph or any other means, without permission in writing from the publisher.

ISBN The export rights of this book are vested solely with the publisher. Tenth Printing January, The finite element method (FEM), or finite element analysis (FEA), is a computational technique used to obtain approximate solutions of boundary value problems in engineering.

Boundary value problems are also called field problems. The field is the domain of interest. What is finite element analysis (FEA). Finite element analysis is a method of solving, usually approximately, certain problems in engineering and science. It is used mainly for problems for which no exact solution, expressible in some mathematical form, is available.

As such, it is a numerical rather than an analytical method. Content: Syllabus, Question Banks, Books, Lecture Notes, Important Part A 2 Marks Questions and Important Part B 16 Mark Questions, Previous Years Question Papers Collections.

ME Finite Element Analysis (FEA) Syllabus UNIT I INTRODUCTION. Historical Background – Mathematical Modeling of field problems in Engineering – Governing Equations – Discrete and continuous models –.

Development of a 3D Finite Element Model of the Human Body Computational techniques are being used more and more in automotive safety engineering.

However there is still a need for further development of biofidelic tools for assessing human responses in crash situations. UNIT-1 FINITE ELEMENT FORMULATION OF BOUNDARY VALUE PROBLEMS INTRODUCTION 1 A Brief History of the FEM 1 General Methods of the Finite Element Analysis 1 General Steps of the Finite Element Analysis 1 Objectives of This FEM 2 Applications of FEM in Engineering 2 WEIGHTED RESIDUAL METHOD 2.

Finite Element Analysis – Direct Method Galerkin’s Method for Heat Conduction Problems Convection Boundary Conditions Two-Dimensional Heat Transfer 3-Node Triangular Elements for Two-Dimensional Heat Transfer Finite Element Modeling Practice for 2-D Heat Transfer Exercises Analysis of Welded Joints by Applying the Finite Element Method Figure 11 (longitudinal strains during welding for three chosen points) and in Fig.

12 (residual stresses along the. The finite element method in dimension two Remark The above proof shows that in fact X h ⊂W1,∞(Ω). ￿ T k T k￿ n k n k￿ Figure 6. Pairwise cancellation of boundary integrals. Rectangular Q 1 finite elements We start over with the model problem ￿ −∆u+cu = f in Ω, u = 0 on ∂Ω, ().

An introductory textbook covering the fundamentals of linear finite element analysis (FEA) This book constitutes the first volume in a two-volume set that introduces readers to the theoretical foundations and the implementation of the finite element method (FEM). The first volume focuses on the use of the method for linear problems.

A general procedure is presented for the finite element. The finite element method (FEM) is the most widely used method for solving problems of engineering and mathematical l problem areas of interest include the traditional fields of structural analysis, heat transfer, fluid flow, mass transport, and electromagnetic FEM is a particular numerical method for solving partial differential equations in two or three space.

Walczak L, Weichert F, Schröder A, Landes C, Müller H and Wagner M Evaluating the impact of shape on finite element simulations in a medical context Proceedings of the international conference on Modelling the Physiological Human, ().

This textbook presents finite element methods using exclusively one-dimensional elements. It presents the complex methodology in an easily understandable but mathematically correct fashion.

The approach of one-dimensional elements enables the reader to focus on the understanding of the principles of basic and advanced mechanical problems.Finite element mesh depicting global node and element numbering, as well as global degree of freedom assignments (both degrees of freedom are fixed at node 1 and the second degree of freedom is fixed at node 7)   By using finite element method, computational models combing mechanical factors and morphologic information can be employed to implement plaque mechanical analysis, and identify additional critical mechanical factors so as to improve the current assessment criteria of plaque vulnerability based on histology and image [].