3th Annual Symposium On Computational
Methods In Orthopaedic Biomechanics

February 12, 1995
Buena Vista Palace, Orlando, FL

8:00 Registration
8:00 Opening Remarks, Marc Levenston

Session I
Moderators: Tracy Orr, Tony Keaveny

8:45 Digital Image-Based Modeling: Methods And Application Bob Guldberg, University Of Michigan 9:05 Experimental Investigation Of CT-To-Modulus Relationships, John Coleman, Tulane University
9:25 A New Method For Correcting Boundary Condition Errors On Microstructural Fea Models Of Trabecular Bone, Janet Borodkin, University Of Michigan
9:45 The Effect Of Loading Direction On The Failure Load Of The Proximal Femur During Falls, Catherine Ford, Beth Israel Hospital
10:05 Variable-Stiffness Bone Elements; Application To The Analysis Of The Proximal Tibia/Prosthesis System, Stefan Gabriel, Cornell University

10:25 Break

Session II
Moderators: Marjolein Van Der Meulen, Maria Oden

10:40 Effects Of Non-Periodic Microstructure And Defects On The Mechanical Properties Of Two-Dimensional Cellular Solids, Matt Silva, Beth Israel Hospital
11:00 A Three-Dimensional Model For The Simulation Of Self-Organization And Adaptation In Bone, Bert Van Rietbergen, Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen
11:20 A Comparison Of Mechanical Stress And Bone Growth Rates In The Developing Distal Femur, Amy Lerner, University Of Michigan
11:40 3D Anisotropic Bone Adaptation Models: Application To Total Hip Arthroplasty, Alex Terrier, Orthopaedic Hospital, Lausanne

12:00 Lunch

Session III
Moderators: Jeff Weiss, Jean Heegaard

1:30 Nonlinear Finite Elements To Model Soft Hydrated Tissues, Edgard Almeida, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Given By Bob Spilker)
1:50 An Implicit Projection Algorithm For Plasticity With Damage Philippe Zysset, University Of Michigan
2:10 Biphasic Contact Finite Element Formulations, Peter Donzelli, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Given By Bob Spilker)
2:30 Application Of Commercially Available Finite Element Codes For Biphasic Analysis, Patrick Prendergast, Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen

2:50 Break

Session IV
Moderators: Ed Guo, Ken Fischer

3:05 Motion Measurement Without Markers, Trey Crisco, Brown University
3:25 Development Of A Finite Element Model Of The Canine Cervical Spine, Marta Martinez, Tulane University
3:45 Lumbar Spine Stability In Maximal Efforts, Ian Stokes, University Of Vermont
4:05 Development Of A Finite Element Model Of The Annulus Fibrosus, Neil Duncan, University Of California, San Francisco

4:25 Closing Remarks, Marc Levenston

Organized Jointly by:


Michael Liebschner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor,
Department of Neurosurgery
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
E-Mail: Liebschner@bcm.edu

Christian Puttlitz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of
Mechanical Engineering
Colorado State University
E-Mail: puttlitz@engr.colostate.edu

Diane Wagner, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
University of Note Dame, IN
E-Mail: dwagner@nd.edu