On the Constitutive Equations of Biological Materials

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H. Demiray

Marmara Research Institute, Division of Applied Mathematics, P.K. 141, Kadiköy, Istanbul, Turkey

J. Appl. Mech 42(1), 242-243 (Mar 01, 1975) (2 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3423538 History: Received October 01, 1974; Revised December 01, 1974; Online July 12, 2010


This paper deals with a simple possible form of the strain-energy function for biological tissues which are assumed to be transversely isotropic. Also the solution of a problem is studied and the result is compared with experiments.

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