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A System for Optimizing Medical Device Development Using Finite Element Analysis Predictions1

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Chi-Lun Lin

Department of Mechanical Engineering,
University of Minnesota,
111 Church Street SE,
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Ashutosh Srivastava, Marc Horner, Mark Swenson

ANSYS, Inc.,
8009 34th Ave. S #1475,
Bloomington, MN 55425

Dane Coffey, Daniel Keefe

Department of Computer Science and Engineering,
University of Minnesota,
4-192 Keller Hall,
200 Union St.,
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Arthur Erdman

Department of Mechanical Engineering,
University of Minnesota,
111 Church Street SE,
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Accepted and presented at the Design of Medical Devices Conference (DMD2014), Minneapolis, MN, April 7–10, 2014.

Manuscript received February 21, 2014; final manuscript received March 4, 2014; published online April 28, 2014. Editor: Gerald E. Miller.

J. Med. Devices 8(2), 020941 (Apr 28, 2014) (3 pages) Paper No: MED-14-1090; doi: 10.1115/1.4027096 History: Received February 21, 2014; Revised March 04, 2014

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Comparison of the computational performance

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Maximum tissue forces versus cutter rotation speed

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The proposed system and design process

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Problem definition of the VABB cutting



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