FATIGUE OF BIOMATERIALS: HARD TISSUES.

@article{Arola2010FATIGUEOB,
  title={FATIGUE OF BIOMATERIALS: HARD TISSUES.},
  author={Dwayne D. Arola and Devendra Bajaj and Juliana Ivancik and Hamid Alavi Majd and Dongsheng Zhang},
  journal={International journal of fatigue},
  year={2010},
  volume={32 9},
  pages={
          1400-1412
        }
}
The fatigue and fracture behavior of hard tissues are topics of considerable interest today. This special group of organic materials comprises the highly mineralized and load-bearing tissues of the human body, and includes bone, cementum, dentin and enamel. An understanding of their fatigue behavior and the influence of loading conditions and physiological factors (e.g. aging and disease) on the mechanisms of degradation are essential for achieving lifelong health. But there is much more to… CONTINUE READING
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