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Article Type: Review Articles
J. Appl. Mech. September 2023, 90(9): 090801.
Paper No: JAM-23-1116
Published Online: May 26, 2023
... resources and with greater societal impact. A field that would strongly benefit from the use of Materials Informatics tools is that of structural biological materials, where mechanical properties are crucial for biological and engineering properties for species survival such as fracture-resistant armor...
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Appl. Mech. July 2013, 80(4): 041014.
Paper No: JAM-12-1252
Published Online: May 16, 2013
... 10 2012 Load-bearing biological materials such as bone, teeth, and nacre have acquired some interesting mechanical properties through evolution, one of which is the tolerance of cracklike flaws incurred during tissue function, growth, repair, and remodeling. While numerous studies...
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Appl. Mech. November 2011, 78(6): 064501.
Published Online: August 25, 2011
...Shivakumar I. Ranganathan; Martin Ostoja-Starzewski; Mauro Ferrari Anisotropy is an essential attribute exhibited by most biological materials. Based on the recent work on anisotropy of a wide range of crystals and polycrystals, we propose an appropriate measure (A) to quantify the extent...