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Detection and modelling of contacts in explicit finite-element simulation of soft tissue biomechanics

Johnsen, SF; Taylor, ZA; Han, L; Hu, Y; Clarkson, MJ; Hawkes, DJ; Ourselin, S; (2015) Detection and modelling of contacts in explicit finite-element simulation of soft tissue biomechanics. International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery 10.1007/s11548-014-1142-5. Green open access

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Abstract

Realistic modelling of soft tissue biomechanics and mechanical interactions between tissues is an important part of biomechanically-informed surgical image-guidance and surgical simulation. This submission details a contact-modelling pipeline suitable for implementation in explicit matrix-free FEM solvers. While these FEM algorithms have been shown to be very suitable for simulation of soft tissue biomechanics and successfully used in a number of image-guidance systems, contact modelling specifically for these solvers is rarely addressed, partly because the typically large number of time steps required with this class of FEM solvers has led to a perception of them being a poor choice for simulations requiring complex contact modelling.

Type: Article
Title: Detection and modelling of contacts in explicit finite-element simulation of soft tissue biomechanics
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1007/s11548-014-1142-5
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11548-014-1142-5
Language: English
Additional information: “The final publication is available at Springer via http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11548-014-1142-5”
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Dept of Med Phys and Biomedical Eng
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1460295
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