Non‐uniform force allocation for area preservation in spring network models

  title={Non‐uniform force allocation for area preservation in spring network models},
  author={Iveta Jan{\vc}igov{\'a} and Ivan Cimr{\'a}k},
  journal={International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering},
  • I. Jančigová, I. Cimrák
  • Published 4 February 2016
  • Mathematics, Engineering
  • International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering
In modeling of elastic objects in a flow such as red blood cells, white blood cells, or tumor cells, several elastic moduli are involved. One of them is the area conservation modulus. In this paper, we focus on spring network models, and we introduce a new way of modeling the area preservation modulus. We take into account the current shape of the individual triangles and find the proportional allocation of area conservation forces, which would for individual triangles preserve their shapes… 
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