MECHANICAL STABILITY ANALYSIS OF THE EXTERNAL FIXATION SYSTEM SARAFIX
DS 70: Proceedings of DESIGN 2012, the 12th International Design Conference, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Editor: Marjanovic Dorian, Storga Mario, Pavkovic Neven, Bojcetic Nenad
Author: Mešic, E.; Muminovic, A.; Repcic, N.
Section: Design methods
This paper presents research results of a mechanical stability of a Sarafix external fixation system, applied to an unstable tibia fracture. A stability analysis was performed using FEA and experimental testing under axial compression. Research was perfor
Keywords: geometrical modeling, finite element analysis, experimental testing, principal stresses, fixator stiffness