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
Lodz University of Technology, Department of Automation, Biomechanics and Mechatronics, Lodz, Poland
Submission date: 2018-11-27
Acceptance date: 2019-12-18
Online publication date: 2020-07-15
Publication date: 2020-07-15
Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics 2020;58(3):757–768
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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