Conference Agenda

S02.04: Biomechanics
Wednesday, 20/Feb/2019:
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Session Chair: Alexander E. Ehret
Location: HS 01

2:00pm - 2:40pm

Experimental micro- and nanomechanics of collagen rich-tissues and individual collagen fibrils

P. J. Thurner1, O. G. Andriotis1, S. Desissaire1, M. G. Jones2, D. E. Davies2

1TU Wien, Austria; 2University of Southampton, UK

2:40pm - 3:00pm

Continuous versus discrete modeling of fiber dispersion in fibrous soft tissues

G. A. Holzapfel1,2, K. Li1, R. W. Ogden3, S. Sherifova1, G. Sommer1

1Graz University of Technology, Austria; 2Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway; 3University of Glasgow, UK

3:00pm - 3:20pm

A microstructural model of crosslink interaction between collagen fibrils in the human cornea

M. Vasta1, A. Gizzi2, A. Pandolfi3

1University of Chieti Pescara, Italy; 2Campus Biomedico, Rome, Italy; 3Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy

3:20pm - 3:40pm

Key factors for soft tissue tensional homeostasis identified by discrete fiber network modeling and biaxial experiments

J. F. Eichinger1,3, D. Paukner2, R. C. Aydin4, J. D. Humphrey2, C. J. Cyron3,4

1Technical University of Munich, Germany; 2Yale University, USA; 3Hamburg University of Technology, Germany; 4Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Germany

3:40pm - 4:00pm

DNA beams: molecular-to-beam upscaling - theoretical foundations and application to DNA

J. Kalliauer, S. Scheiner, G. Kahl, C. Hellmich

TU Wien - Vienna University of Technology, Austria