Eur. Phys. J. AP
Volume 3, Number 1, July 1998
|Page(s)||97 - 100|
|Published online||15 July 1998|
Contribution to the study of the bone remodeling theory using n unit-elements model
Université Paris Val de Marne, Faculté des Sciences et
Technologies, Laboratoire de Mécanique Physique (CNRS UPRESA 7052),
61 avenue du général de Gaulle, 94010 Créteil Cedex, France
Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Revised: 10 April 1998
Accepted: 15 April 1998
Published online: 15 July 1998
Our work presents the study of bone remodeling scheme in the general case of n unit-elements model. The analytical result for the stationary states presented here as original was obtained and a condition which is necessary for the stability of the remodeling theory was derived. Forward finite-difference time-stepping is used to verify the prediction of the analytical study. This numerical study appears to confirm the analytical results.
PACS: 46.10.+z – Mechanics of discrete systems / 87.45.-k – Biomechanics, biorheology and biological fluid dynamics / 87.45.Bp – Mechanical properties of tissues and organs
© EDP Sciences, 1998
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