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Bone geometry source

Bone geometry source

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Hi all, I am a researcher and am conducting research about bone tissue modeling, biomechanics, and FEA. I am good in doing experimental setups. But, I don't have much experience in conducting computer modeling in such major.


I am working to model bone tissue (both cortical + trabecular ) with a certain technique. The literature say that bone geometry can either be obtained from:

CT scan or,
Drawing using CAD softwares!


Please, it will be greatly appreciated if you can address this inquiry: which of the above mentioned methods is the best to obtain bone geometry for accurate modeling?

Thank you.

RE: Bone geometry source

(OP)
IceBreakerSource, thank you for your response.


I am working on modeling the bones of ( subtalar joint ) located in human foot and ankle. Specifically, Talus and Calcaneus. The experimental data that I have are from applying torsion load on the joint. I want to create a model that simulates that ( applying torsion load on the subtalar joint )!


Any ideas will be great!

Thank you again ...

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