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American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Bioengineering Division (Publication) BED, vol. 42
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(last updated on 2007/04/15)
An account is given on a computational model for the static elastic and transient viscoelastic mechanical cell response based on a boundary element method (BEM). The model can be used to study the mechanical properties of chondrocytes and their alterations in osteoarthritis.
Biomechanics;Mathematical models;Boundary element method;Diseases;Microscopic examination;Boundary conditions;