This study focusses on the remodelling of biological tissues in the framework of the theory of material uniformity. A constitutive evolution model is introduced, including fibre recruitment and reorientation, and subjected to the entropy inequality, which enforces the Second Principle of Thermodynamics. The model is applied to a numerical example describing a pressurised fibre-reinforced cylinder, roughly representing an artery, and is able to capture the major characteristics of remodelling in arteries, as reported in the literature.
Remodelling of biological tissues with fibre recruitment and reorientation in the light of the theory of material uniformity / Hamedzadeh, Amir; GRILLO, ALFIO; Epstein, Marcelo; Federico, Salvatore. - In: MECHANICS RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS. - ISSN 0093-6413. - 96(2019), pp. 56-61.
|Titolo:||Remodelling of biological tissues with fibre recruitment and reorientation in the light of the theory of material uniformity|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2019|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mechrescom.2019.02.001|
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