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Analysis of stress-strain distribution within a spinal segment

Zdenka Sant, Marija Cauchi and Michelle Spiteri

Vol. 7 (2012), No. 3, 255–263
Abstract

The biomechanical feedback of biological tissue is difficult to measure. A spinal segment model can be used to obtain fundamental information by means of a computer simulation using finite element analysis.

Keywords
spinal segment, finite element analysis, intervertebral disc
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Received: 14 October 2010
Revised: 20 July 2011
Accepted: 15 December 2011
Published: 6 May 2012
Authors
Zdenka Sant
Mechanical Engineering Department
University of Malta
Tal Qroqq
Msida MSD 2080
Malta
Marija Cauchi
Mechanical Engineering Department
University of Malta
Tal Qroqq
Msida MSD 2080
Malta
Michelle Spiteri
Mater Dei Hospital
Tal Qroqq
Msida MSD 2080
Malta