Dynamic analysis of a needle insertion for soft materials: Arbitrary Lagrangian–Eulerian-based three-dimensional finite element analysis

Satoshi Yamaguchi, Kihei Tsutsui, Koji Satake, Shigehiro Morikawa, Yoshiaki Shirai, Hiromi T. Tanaka
  • Computers in Biology and Medicine, October 2014, Elsevier
  • DOI: 10.1016/j.compbiomed.2014.07.012

Dynamic analysis of a needle insertion for soft materials

What is it about?

The aim of this study was to compare dynamic two-dimensional FEA and moving particle simulation (MPS) when assuming a plane strain condition in the modeling of human enamel on a reduced scale.

Why is it important?

The MPS may be further developed as an alternative approach without mesh generation to simulate deformation and fracture phenomena of dental and potentially other hard tissues with complex microstructure.

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