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DYNAMIC MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF AGAROSE GEL BY A FRACTIONAL DERIVATIVE MODEL

@inproceedings{Chen2002DYNAMICMP,
  title={DYNAMIC MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF AGAROSE GEL BY A FRACTIONAL DERIVATIVE MODEL},
  author={Qingshan Chen and B{\'e}la Suki and Kai-Nan An},
  year={2002}
}
INTRODUCTION Agarose gel has been commonly used for the cell culture of cartilage and soft tissue and also been used as phantom material for material property characterization using image techniques. The mechanical property of the agarose gel would therefore be important for such experiments and analyses. A fractional calculus approach had been proposed and applied as a method of describing the mechanical properties of viscoelastic materials. In the present study, the dynamic mechanical… 

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