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Effects of impulse forces acting on the eye socket walls – strength analysis
 
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Lodz University of Technology, Institute of Materials Science and Engineering, Lodz, Poland
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Lodz University of Technology, Department of Automation, Biomechanics and Mechatronics, Lodz, Poland
Online publication date: 2020-07-15
Publication date: 2020-07-15
Submission date: 2018-11-27
Acceptance date: 2019-12-18
 
Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics 2020;58(3):757–768
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The study presented in this paper is focused on the analysis of biomechanical effects of several impact forces exerted on the orbital skeleton. Three different cases of force application reflecting three sport-related situations have been investigated. Time histories of the impact force as well as area of its application have been considered. As a tool to carry out numerical simulation, ANSYS Workbench software platform has been used. The analysis showed that the most dangerous is the force applied to the lower part of orbital margin. In this case, the entire zygomatic bone may be damaged due to strong bending load.
 
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