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Verification of Strain Level Calculations in Nitinol Fatigue Resistance Predictions
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.
fatigue, nitinol, compressive, SEM, stent, FEA (Finite Element Analysis)
Paper ID: JAI100391
Title Verification of Strain Level Calculations in Nitinol Fatigue Resistance Predictions
Symposium Fatigue and Fracture of Medical Metallic Materials and Devices, 2005-11-11
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