Papers Published

  1. Hochmuth, R. M. and Berk, D. A., ANALYTICAL SOLUTIONS FOR SHEAR DEFORMATION AND FLOW OF RED CELL MEMBRANE., Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Transactions of the ASME, vol. 106 no. 1 (1983), pp. 679 - 710 .
    (last updated on 2007/04/10)

    Abstract:
    Various types of deformation are modeled using geometrical and constitutive simplifications so that the effect of intrinsic elastic and viscous membrane properties and of major geometric constraints is made obvious while other factors are ignored. To this end, numerical solutions are shunned in favor of exact analytical (closed-form) solutions to simple and basic membrane deformation problems in order to reveal functional dependence.

    Keywords:
    MEMBRANES - Viscoelasticity;BIOLOGICAL MATERIALS - Blood;MATERIALS - Creep;