Biomechanics pp 196-260 | Cite as

Bio-viscoelastic Solids

  • Y. C. Fung


Solids provide “body” to living organisms and are proper provinces of biomechanics. Some biosolids are more “elastic,” others are more “viscous”; altogether they are viscoelastic.


Collagen Fiber Elastic Response Relaxation Function Relaxation Curve Strain Energy Function 
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