Chapter 9. Mechanics of Biological Materials: Stresses and Strains on the body. Loads. The external forces that act on the body impose loads that affect the internal structures of the body. Mechanics. Science concerned with the effects of forces acting on objects ( body )
Stresses and Strains
on the body
Area: Huberti & Hayes (1984)
PF Force: Escamilla et al, unpublished data
Applied force tends to slide
the molecules across each other.
Measuring stress and strain in biological materials