Lumbar Disk Compression

Validation Kits

Code
Version
Last update
Remarks
Abaqus
not yet available
V01 beta
Jan. 2020
provided by BMW AG
(contact: dustin.draper@bmw.de)
VPS
not yet available

General Information about Load Case

Body region
Thorax
Level
Component
Load case
Dynamic Axial Compression of an Intervertebral Disk
References
Christou, A., Grigoriadis, G., Carpanen, D., Newell, N., & Masouros, S. D. (2017). Biomechanics of a lumbar functional unit using the finite element method. IRCOBI Conference 2017, 668–669.
Unit system
kg – mm – ms – kN – GPa
Codes
LS Dyna 9.3.0
Experimental data provided by
Spyros Masouros & Nicolas Newell, Imperial College London