Comley, K and Fleck, NA (2010) The toughness of adipose tissue: measurements and physical basis. J Biomech, 43. pp. 1823-1826.Full text not available from this repository.
The measured toughness J(C) of adipose and dermal porcine tissues are 4.1 and 17 kJ m(-2), respectively, via a trouser tear test. An assessment is made of the contribution to overall toughness from the microstructural elements. The analysis suggests that the toughness of adipose tissue is determined by the collagen network that surrounds the adipocytes. The volume fraction of the interlobular septa is sufficiently low for it to make a negligible contribution to the macroscopic toughness.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Adipose Tissue Animals Computer Simulation Models, Biological Stress, Mechanical Swine Tensile Strength|
|Divisions:||Div C > Materials Engineering|
|Depositing User:||Cron Job|
|Date Deposited:||21 Jan 2012 14:10|
|Last Modified:||21 Oct 2013 01:10|
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