BENDING STRENGTH OF THE HUMAN CADAVERIC FOREARM DUE TO LATERAL LOADS

Ten pairs of thawed fresh frozen human cadaveric lower arm specimens were subjected to lateral three-point bending. Either the radius or ulna were impacted with a 4.5kg dropped weight at approximately 3 m/s or tested quasi-statically in a materials testing machine. Fracture occurred primarily near the loading site with an average dynamic peak load of 1370 N and average peak moment of 89 Nm. Differences between the radius and ulna were not significant. Static fracture load and moments were approximately 20% lower. Sectional and mineral properties of each specimen near the fracture sites were measured.

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  • Accession Number: 00800548
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0768004640
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE P-350, 99SC24
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 30 2000 12:00AM