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Compressive strain rate sensitivity of ballistic gelatin

by Jiwoon Kwon, Ghatu Subhash
Journal of Biomechanics ()

Abstract

Gelatin is a popular tissue simulant used in biomedical applications. The uniaxial compressive stress-strain response of gelatin was determined at a range of strain rates. In the quasistatic regime, gelatin strength remained relatively constant. With increase in loading rate, the compressive strength increased from 3 kPa at a strain rate of around 0.0013/s to 6 MPa at a strain rate of around 3200/s. This dramatic increase in strength of gelatin at high rates is attributed to its shear-thickening behavior and is argued on the basis of hydrocluster formation mechanism and differences in internal energy dissipation mechanism under static and dynamic loading. © 2009 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

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