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|Title:||A finite element simulator for spine orthopaedics with haptic interface|
|Authors:||Zhan, G. |
|Keywords:||Finite element analysis|
|Citation:||Zhan, G., Gibson, I. (2008-09). A finite element simulator for spine orthopaedics with haptic interface. Virtual and Physical Prototyping 3 (3) : 141-149. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1080/17452750802069507|
|Abstract:||The human spine is a biomechanical structure that allows complex motions while providing stability and protection for the spinal cord during a variety of loading conditions. In this study, finite element models of spine are developed to investigate clinical problems as well as to predict its biomechanical behaviour. This research proposes a combination of an online real-time FE simulator and an offline nonlinear FEA solver. Haptic feedback is provided in the online FE simulator to enhance the human-computer interaction of the system. Primitive results of spinal deformation can be obtained from the haptic online FE simulator. The offline FEA solver provides detailed deformation and strain/stress information based on the primary simulation results from the online FE simulator.|
|Source Title:||Virtual and Physical Prototyping|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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