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Title:Material Modeling Through Inverse Analysis
Author(s):Song, Hwayeon
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Hashash, Youssef; Ghaboussi, Jamshid
Department / Program:Civil Engineering
Discipline:Civil Engineering
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Engineering, Civil
Abstract:SelfSim is also introduced to extract Red Blood Cells (RBCs) material stress-strain behavior from measurements of forces and displacements obtained by optical tweezers techniques. Deformation characteristics of RBCs are closely linked to disease (e.g. malaria) progression and hold promise as a tool for disease diagnosis. SelfSim reveals that in order to capture the interrelationship between measured axial and transverse deformations the stress-strain relationship for healthy RBC has to be anisotropic and thus differs from commonly assumed isotropic hyperelastic response. The deformability and anisotropic stress-strain behavior of healthy RBC decrease for mature stages of malaria.
Issue Date:2009
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:140 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/83395
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI3363094
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:2009


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