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Poisson's ratio in skin.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1842507     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Poisson's ratio of cow teat skin was measured uni- and biaxially and shown to be anisotropic and dependent on aspect ratio. At strains below 0.1 (where Cauchy and Hencky strain are indistinguishable) the Poisson's ratio of cow teat skin measured biaxially is very much greater than 1.0, whereas the Poisson's ratio of distending artery is between 0.5 and 0.3. Knitted fabric behaves similarly to cow teat skin in that it can give a negative Poisson's ratio at low strains. Skin is therefore probably to be considered mechanically as an open feltwork of fibres rather than some sort of continuum.
Authors:
C Lees; J F Vincent; J E Hillerton
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Bio-medical materials and engineering     Volume:  1     ISSN:  0959-2989     ISO Abbreviation:  Biomed Mater Eng     Publication Date:  1991  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-01-12     Completed Date:  1993-01-12     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9104021     Medline TA:  Biomed Mater Eng     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  19-23     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Zoology, The University, Whiteknights, Reading, Berks.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Biomechanics
Cattle
Elasticity*
Evaluation Studies as Topic
Mammary Glands, Animal / anatomy & histology,  physiology
Skin / anatomy & histology
Skin Physiological Phenomena*
Stress, Mechanical*

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