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by Scarlett1
Fri Nov 25, 2011 12:29 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Bone remodelling
Replies: 11
Views: 41313

Re: Bone remodelling

I am working on a project where I have to simulate bone remodelling using abaqus and UMAT. In my input file I start with a lower young's modulus and this is the value UMAT takes at the first iteration to calculate stresses. Then it saves this as a state variable and pass it on to input file, where o...
by Scarlett1
Fri Nov 25, 2011 12:18 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: weight loss after death
Replies: 17
Views: 48843

Re: weight loss after death

The commonly held notion is that the human body looses 21.3 grams 'at the moment of death'. This is based on the unfounded research of one Dr. Duncan MacDougall of Haverhill, Massachusetts. Of course, 'moment of death' was chosen as 'when the patient stops breathing,' and this 21.3 gram loss was onl...
by Scarlett1
Fri Nov 25, 2011 12:13 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Passive smoking
Replies: 18
Views: 22046

Re: Passive smoking

Yes it is very dangerous! If you can smell the smoke, it is damaging you. It is almost as bad as first hand smoke! Yes, it can give you lung cancer. It can also give you heart disease and other life threatening illnesses. Passive smoking also increases the chance of heart attack. Their smoke will al...