By Christophe Then

How will we optimize a bedridden patient’s bed? How do we make a passenger seat on a protracted distance flight or trip more well-off? What features should still a runner’s footwear have? To objectively handle such questions utilizing engineering and medical equipment, enough digital human physique versions to be used in desktop simulation of loading situations are required. The authors have built a unique strategy incorporating topic reports, magnetic resonance imaging, 3D-CAD-reconstruction, continuum mechanics, fabric thought and the finite point strategy. the point of interest is laid upon the mechanical in vivo-characterization of human gentle tissue, that's integral for simulating its mechanical interplay with, for instance, scientific bedding or car and plane seating platforms. utilizing the examples of arbitrary physique help platforms, the awarded procedure offers visible perception into simulated inner mechanical physique tissue rigidity and pressure, with the objective of biomechanical optimization of physique aid structures. This ebook is meant for engineers, brands and physicians and in addition presents scholars with suggestions in fixing difficulties with regards to aid approach optimization.


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