Influence of specimen preparation and nanoindentation protocol on the mechanical properties of bovine bone
The physical properties of bone tissue have been investigated at different levels, macro, micro and nano scale. The aim of this study was to assess the influence of two specimen preparation techniques and six nanoindentation protocols on modulus and hardness of bovine bone specimens. Embedding in resin do not affect the mechanical properties of bone samples. More precise and repeatable results are obtained using higher indentation forces. Larger number of measurements are required for bone indentation analysis using lower forces.
- Synthesis of nanopowders and processing of ceramics and nanocomposites with specific electric and magnetic properties for application in integrated passive components 45021
- Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development
- BIRTH – Births, mothers and babies: prehistoric fertility in the Balkans between 10000 – 5000 BC 640557
- European Commission