6th Annual Symposium On Computational
Methods In Orthopaedic Biomechanics

March 15, 1998
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

8:00 On-site registration
8:20 Opening Remarks

SESSION I: SOFT TISSUE MECHANICS

8:30 A Mixed Finite Element Formulation Of Triphasic Mechano-Electrochemical Theory For Charged, Hydrated Biological Soft Tissues D.N. Sun, W.Y. Gu, X.E. Guo, W.M. Lai, And V.C. Mow
8:45
Comparison Of A Three-Parameter Approximation To Quasilinear Viscoelastic Theory In Evaluating The Viscoelastic Properties Of The Rabbit Mcl Subjected To Different Initial Loads J.A. Martin And T.S. Keller
9:00
The Importance Of The Surface Layer In Fissure Progression Of Articular Cartilage A.J. Kerin
9:15
Elastic And Viscoelastic Properties Of Articular Chondrocytes W.R. Jones, T.A. Laursen, H. P. Ting-Beall, M. Haider And F. Guilak
9:30
Numerical model Of Time-Dependent Stress And Deformation Of Chondrocytes In Articular Cartilage J.Z. Wu, W. Herzog, And M. Epstein
9:45
Finite Element Formulation Of Biphasic Poroviscoelastic Model Successfully Predicts The Mechanical Response Of Articular Cartilage M.R. Disilvestro And J.K. Suh

10:00 General Discussion
10:15-10:45
Break

Session II: JOINT MECHANICS

10:45
Forward-Dynamic Musculoskeletal Simulation Of Total Knee Replacement Motion S.J. Piazza And S.L. Delp
11:00
Analysis Of Variation Of Contact Stress And Contact Area In Acetabular Components P.N. Schmidt And D.L. Bartel
11:15
A Finite Element Model With Physical Validation Simulating Dislocation In Tha C.F. Scifert, T.D. Brown, D.R. Pedersen, A.D. Heiner, J.A. Callaghan
11:30
Optimization Of A Flexible Hip Implant Incorporating In Vivo Variations In Joint Force And Bone Properties P.B. Chang, B.J. Williams, T.J. Santner, And D.L. Bartel

11:45
General Discussion
12:00-12:45
Lunch
12:45-1:30
Quick Tour Of Department Of Biomedical Engineering, Boggs Center

Session III: BONE MECHANICS

1:30
A Finite Element Study Of A Femoral Intertrochanteric Fracture T. Sopchak, W.C. Hayes And Z.M. Oden
1:45
The Influence Of Muscular Activity On Mineralization Patterns In Fetal Murine Metatarsals Using Biphasic Finite Element Analysis E. Tanck, L. Blankevoort, A. Haaijman, E.H. Burger, And R. Huiskes
2:00
A Framework For Studying The Interaction Of Mechanical And Hormonal Stimuli On Bone Adaptation M.D. Roberts And R.T. Hart
2:15
Pressure Relaxation Of Bone Fluid During Mechanical Loading: A Computational Model L. Wang, S.P. Fritton, S.C. Cowin And S. Weinbaum

2:30 General Discussion
2:45-3:15
Break

Session IV: HARD TISSUE AND SPINE MECHANICS

3:15
A New Method For The Analysis Of The Dependence Of The Elastic Constants Of Cancellous Bone Upon Volume Fraction G. Yang, J. Kabel, B. Van Reitbergen, A. Odgaard, R. Huiskes, S.C.Cowin City
3:30
Elastic Properties Of Trabecular Tissue G.L. Niebur, A. Hsia, And T.M. Keaveny
3:45
Effectsof Element Size On The Apparent Mechanical Properties Of Trabecular Bone Samples J. Homminga, H. Weinans, B. Van Reitbergen, And P. Ruegsegger
4:00
Computer Based Modelling To Investigate Spinal Loading S.L. Grilli And B.S. Acar
4:15
Estimation Of Forces On The Spine During A Fall Using Lumped Parameter Modeling S.E.Wilson And E.R. Myers

4:30
General Discussion
4:45
Closing Remarks
4:46
Crawfish Boil





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