Verification of Strain Level Calculations in Nitinol Fatigue Resistance Predictions

    Volume 3, Issue 9 (October 2006)

    ISSN: 1546-962X

    CODEN: JAIOAD

    Published Online: 19 July 2006

    Page Count: 8


    Pike, K
    Abbott Vascular, Santa Clara, CA

    (Received 11 October 2005; accepted 14 June 2006)

    Abstract

    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

    DOI: 10.1520/JAI100391

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    Title Verification of Strain Level Calculations in Nitinol Fatigue Resistance Predictions
    Symposium Fatigue and Fracture of Medical Metallic Materials and Devices, 2005-11-11
    Committee E08