Effect of restraint on the creep behavior of clinical bone cement

Liu, C. and Green, S. M. and Watkins, N. D. and Gregg, P. J. and McCaskie, A. W. (2002) Effect of restraint on the creep behavior of clinical bone cement. Journal of Materials Science Letters, 21 (12). pp. 959-962. ISSN 0261-8028

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Abstract

Bone cement creep behavior was studied using commercial available clinical bone cement. Creep deformation was measured using a micrometer with a resolution of 1 μm. It was demonstrated that the restraint has a very strong effect on the creep of bone cement, half-restrained specimens creep more than that of fully restrained specimens. The creep of the investigated bone cement increased with the dynamic loading cycles, and two creep stages, a high initial creep rate followed by a steady creep stage, can be identified. The relationship between the creep deformation and the loading cycles was expressed by a single logarithmic model.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Materials Science Letters
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2500
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Engineering
ID Code: 136828
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 23 Sep 2019 08:50
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 01 Jan 2020 12:14
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/136828

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