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Keywords: chemical expansion stress
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J Biomech Eng. April 2009, 131(4): 044504.
Published Online: February 3, 2009
... propensity of articular cartilage to three different mechanisms: Donnan osmosis, excluded volume effect, and chemical expansion stress. The aim of this study is to evaluate the thermodynamic plausibility of the triphasic theory. The free energy of a sample of articular cartilage subjected to a closed cycle...