SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 2007

Verification of Strain Level Calculations in Nitinol Fatigue Resistance Predictions


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.

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Pike, Kelly
Abbott Vascular, Santa Clara, CA
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Developed by Committee: E08
Pages: 67–74
DOI: 10.1520/STP45240S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-6237-2
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-4511-5