Linear Transversely Isotropic Biphasic Model for Articular Cartilage Layer

  • Ivan ArgatovEmail author
  • Gennady Mishuris
Part of the Advanced Structured Materials book series (STRUCTMAT, volume 50)


In Sect. 5.1, we develop a linear biphasic theory for the case of a transversely isotropic elastic solid matrix with transverse isotropy of permeability. In Sects. 5.2 and 5.3, we consider the linear biphasic models of confined and unconfined compression, respectively, for the biphasic stress relaxation and the biphasic creep tests. Finally, in Sect. 5.4 we outline the biphasic poroviscoelastic model, which accounts for the inherent viscoelasticity of the solid matrix.


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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsAberystwyth UniversityAberystwythUK

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