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The mechanical properties of tendon

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Although the tensile mechanical properties of tendon have been well characterised, the viscoelastic and anisotropic properties remain uncertain. This thesis addresses the anisotropic and viscoelastic material properties of tendon. A method to characterise the three-dimensional shape of tendon is reported and experiments to characterise the fibre-aligned and fibre-transverse viscoelastic properties of tendon are presented.

The cross-sectional profiles of bovine digital extensor tendon...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Research group:
Solid Mechanics and Materials Engineering; Orthopaedic Engineering
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
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Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Role:
Supervisor
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2008
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2014-03-10

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