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Fatigue Analysis of a Spinal Implant

Spinal Impant FEA Model

A manufacturer of spinal implant systems had developed a new external-fixation clamping device to the stage that it was ready to undergo required compression-fatigue testing. Shortly before the testing commenced,…

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Contact Stress Analysis of an Artificial Knee

Artificial Knee Contact Stress FEA Results

The longevity of an artificial knee replacement depends on many factors. Although great strides have been made in improving the wear performance of ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE), tibial insert wear is…

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