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Materials Design for Biomechanical Layer Structures

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Author(s)

Brian R. Lawn, Antonia Pajares, P Miranda, Y N. Deng

Abstract

A survey of recent advances in the analysis of ceramic-based layer structures for biomechanial applications is presented. Data on model layer systems, facilitating development of explicit fracture mechanics relations for predicting critical loads to produce lifetime-threatening damage, form the basis of the work.
Citation
Encyclopedia of Materials: Science & Technology

Keywords

biomechanical replacements, ceramics, dental crowns, fracture mechanics, hip prostheses, layer structures, radial cracks

Citation

Lawn, B. , Pajares, A. , Miranda, P. and Deng, Y. (2017), Materials Design for Biomechanical Layer Structures, Encyclopedia of Materials: Science & Technology (Accessed April 22, 2021)
Created February 19, 2017