23/7/14    14:00 - 16:00
Biomechanics and Mechanobiology II
Minisymposium organized by Guillermo Rus, Quentin Grimal and Elisa Budyn
Room: Sala D3
Chair: Quentin Grimal
CoChair: Juan Melchor
A composition-based intervertebral disc model to study the effects of extracellular matrix degenerative changes on nutrition (Keynote Lecture)
Carlos Ruiz Wills, Andrea Malandrino, Damien Lacroix, Keita Ito and Jérôme Noailly

Cartesian grid FEM for direct creation of patient specific models and implant simulation
Luca Giovannelli, José M. Navarro-Jiménez, Onofre Marco, Enrique Nadal, Manuel Tur and Juan J. Ródenas

Characterization and Computational Modeling of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Biomechanics
Kaitlyn Mallett and Ellen Arruda

Failure of silicone gel breast implants – Mechanical tests on a mammary implant in its implantable state to determine the shell integrity
Nilza Ramião, Pedro Martins, António A. Fernandes, Maria da Luz Barroso and Diana Costa

Numerical simulation of the influence on interstitial fluid flow and ion transport of the viscous mechanical behaviour of human skin in vivo
Marie-Angèle Abellan, Jean-Michel Bergheau and Hassan Zahouani

Scaffold geometry influences the mechanical properties of tissue engineered cartilage
Cátia Bandeiras, Antonio Completo and António Ramos