Published Online: 19 July 2006
Page Count: 8
Abbott Vascular, Santa Clara, CA
(Received 11 October 2005; accepted 14 June 2006)
A method to confirm FEA strain level predictions was developed for small nitinol-compressive specimens by taking micron magnitude measurements from SEM images. The technique was used to confirm predictions of an earlier report of fatigue resistance.
Paper ID: JAI100391