Physics-Based Modeling for Heterogeneous Objects

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Xiaoping Qian, Debasish Dutta

Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48105

J. Mech. Des 125(3), 416-427 (Sep 04, 2003) (12 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1582877 History: Received August 01, 2001; Revised November 01, 2002; Online September 04, 2003
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Schematic structure of an FGM interface within prosthesis
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Tensor product B-spline volume
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B-spline control point and point on the B-spline volume
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Element in B-spline solid
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Flowchart of Physics based heterogeneous object modeling
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Material composition from a diffusion process
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Heterogeneous object modeling by diffusion equations
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Manipulating both geometry and material composition
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Cross section of torsioned bar designed to maximize the rigidity
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Time dependent heterogeneous object
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Turbine blade after modification
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Flowchart of design process for a new prosthesis
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Graded interface within a prosthesis
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Variation of Young’s modulus and biofunctionality due to Q change



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