A LIMITED REVIEW OF FINITE ELEMENT MODELS DEVELOPED FOR BRAIN INJURY BIOMECHANICS RESEARCH

In this paper, finite element models developed at Wayne State University to study impact injury biomechanics of the human brain were reviewed. The complexity of these models has been augmented significantly over the years in order to allow each new version of the model to address additional clinical phenomena or to make site-specific correlation between the computer model and biological data. Even though all available data have been used for validation of the latest model, it can only be considered partially validated because there is a lack of quantitative data for a complete validation. Nevertheless, useful information has been derived from model predictions. New and higher quality experimental or real world data are needed for making continued improvement to computer models so that they can accurately predict the risk of brain injury in a given impact. (A)

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    Inderscience Enterprises Limited

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  • Authors:
    • Yang, K H
    • King, A I
  • Publication Date: 2003

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  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00962746
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Sep 3 2003 12:00AM