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    • Effects of nerve bundle geometry on neurotrauma evaluation 

      Cinelli, Ilaria; Destrade, Michel; McHugh, Peter; Duffy, Maeve (Wiley, 2018-06-16)
      ObjectiveWe confirm that alteration of a neuron structure can induce abnormalities in signal propagation for nervous systems, as observed in brain damage. Here, we investigate the effects of geometrical changes and damage ...
    • Electro-mechanical response of a 3D nerve bundle model to mechanical loads leading to axonal injury 

      Cinelli, Ilaria; Destrade, Michel; Duffy, Maeve; McHugh, Peter (Wiley, 2017-11-21)
      Traumatic brain injuries and damage are major causes of death and disability. We propose a 3D fully coupled electro-mechanical model of a nerve bundle to investigate the electrophysiological impairments due to trauma at ...
    • Influence of initial residual stress on growth and pattern creation for a layered aorta 

      Du, Yangkun; Lü, Chaofeng; Destrade, Michel; Chen, Weiqiu (Nature Research, 2019-06-03)
      Residual stress is ubiquitous and indispensable in most biological and artificial materials, where it sustains and optimizes many biological and functional mechanisms. The theory of volume growth, starting from a stress-free ...
    • Wrinkles in soft dielectric plates 

      Su, Yipin; Conroy Broderick, Hannah; Chen, Weiqiu; Destrade, Michel (Elsevier, 2018-07-04)
      We show that a smooth giant voltage actuation of soft dielectric plates is not easily obtained in practice. In principle one can exploit, through pre-deformation, the snap-through behavior of their loading curve to deliver ...
    • Wrinkles in the opening angle method 

      Destrade, Michel; Lusetti, Irene; Mangan, Robert; Sigaeva, Taisiya (Elsevier, 2017-06-10)
      We investigate the stability of the deformation modeled by the opening angle method, often used to give a measure of residual stresses in arteries and other biological soft tubular structures. Specifically, we study the ...