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The mechanics of growth and residual stress in biological cylinders

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Biological tissue differs from other materials in many ways. Perhaps the most crucial difference is its ability to grow. Growth processes may give rise to stresses that exist in a body in the absence of applied loads and these are known as residual stresses. Residual stress is present in many biological systems and can have important consequences on the mechanical response of a body. Mathematical models of biological structures must therefore be able to capture accurately the effects of di...

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University of Oxford
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MPLS
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Doctoral Training Centre - MPLS
Research group:
Oxford Centre for Collaborative Applied Mathematics
Oxford college:
Hertford College
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O'Keeffe, S
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EP/G500029/1
Publication date:
2015
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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English
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2015-05-08

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