Thorax – Lateral Rib Bending

Validation Kits

Code Version Last update Remarks
V01
 Feb. 2017
provided by University of Munich (LMU)
V01
Oct. 2016
provided by University of Munich (LMU)
Radioss
coming soon
not yet available
V01
Oct. 2016
provided by University of Munich (LMU)

General Information about Load Case

Body region
Thorax
Level
Component
Load case
Dynamic lateral loading of isolated rib
References
Experiments published in:
E del Pozo, M Kinding, C Arregui-Dalmases, J Crandall, S Takayama, S Ejima, K Kamiji, T Yasuki (2011), Structural response and strain patterns of isolated ribs under lateral loading. International Journal of Crashworthiness, Vol 16, No. 2, pp. 169-180.
Unit system
kg – mm – ms – kN – GPa
Codes
Abaqus
LS-Dyna
Radioss (not yet available)
VPS
Experimental data provided by
Jason Forman, University of Virginia
Contact
Therese Fuchs
Biomechanics Group
University of Munich (LMU)