Engineering Mechanics

International Conference

Proceedings Vol. 12 (2006)


ENGINEERING MECHANICS 2006

NATIONAL CONFERENCE WITH INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPATION
May 15 – 18, 2006, Svratka, Czech Republic
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Editors: Jiří Náprstek and Cyril Fischer

Copyright © 2006 Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague

ISBN 80-86246-27-2 (printed, Extended Abstracts)
ISSN 1805-8248 (printed)
ISSN 1805-8256 (electronic)

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Model of total knee replacement
J. Křen, L. Hynčík, K. Koudela
pages 194 - +10p., full text

The problem of the non-Newtonian fluid flow is solved. The basic equations are derived based on the Newtonian-fluid flow but using special constitutive equation for the viscosity. The spatial discretization is done using the finite element method (FEM). The algorithm is tested on a simple axial-symmetric flow in a horizontál tube and comparison to Newtonian fluid is stated. Application for the synovial fluid flow modeling in the total knee replacement is presented. The model is simplified as a planar model and the pressure distribution due to the interaction between femur and tibia in the synovial fluid is computed.


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