Material Forces in the Context of Biotissue Remodelling

  title={Material Forces in the Context of Biotissue Remodelling},
  author={Krishna C. Garikipati and Harish Narayanan and Ellen M. Arruda and Karl Grosh and Sarah Calve},
  journal={arXiv: Quantitative Methods},
Remodelling of biological tissue, due to changes in microstructure, is treated in the continuum mechanical setting. Microstructural change is expressed as an evolution of the reference configuration. This evolution is expressed as a point-to-point map from the reference configuration to a remodelled configuration. A “preferred” change in configuration is considered in the form of a globally incompatible tangent map. This field could be experimentally determined, or specified from other insight… 

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