J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 2021 Oct 6;125:104869. Epub 2021 Oct 6.
Division of Applied Mechanics, Office of Science and Engineering Laboratories, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, United States Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD, 20993, USA; Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, Oak Ridge, TN, USA; Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Dallas, USA. Electronic address:
Lattice structures are used in a multitude of applications from medical to aerospace, and their adoption in these applications has been further enabled by additive manufacturing. Lattice performance is governed by a multitude of variables and estimating this performance may be needed during various phases of the design and validation process. Numerical modeling and constitutive relationships are common methodologies to assess performance, address risks, lower costs, and accelerate time to market for innovative and potentially life altering products. Read More