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posted on 23.12.2014, 09:47 authored by Waqas Lughmani, Kaddour Bouazza-MaroufKaddour Bouazza-Marouf, Ian A. Ashcroft
Bone drilling is an essential part of many orthopaedic surgery procedures, including those for internal fixation and for attaching prosthetics. Estimation and control of bone drilling forces are critical to prevent drill-bit breakthrough, excessive heat generation, and mechanical damage to the bone. An experimental and computational study of drilling in cortical bone has been conducted. A 3D finite element (FE) model for prediction of thrust forces experienced during bone drilling has been developed. The model incorporates the dynamic characteristics involved in the process along with geometrical considerations. An elastic-plastic material model is used to predict the behaviour of cortical bone during drilling. The average critical thrust forces and torques obtained using FE analysis are found to be in good agreement with the experimental results.

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School

  • Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

Published in

Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials

Volume

42

Pages

32-42

Citation

LUGHMANI, W.A., BOUAZZA-MAROUF, K. and ASHCROFT, I.A., 2014. Drilling in cortical bone: a finite element model and experimental investigations. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 42, pp.32-42.

Publisher

© Elsevier

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AM (Accepted Manuscript)

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This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

Acceptance date

31/10/2014

Publication date

2014-11-11

Copyright date

2015

Notes

This is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2014.10.017

ISSN

1751-6161

eISSN

1878-0180

Language

en