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International Journal of Frontiers in Engineering Technology, 2021, 3(1); doi: 10.25236/IJFET.2021.030105.

Shape Memory Alloy Bolted Joint for Medical Application by Finite Element Method


Yanping Wang

Corresponding Author:
Yanping Wang

College of Medicine, Xi'an International University, Xi'an, People's Republic of China 


Shape memory alloy (SMA) have shown excellent ability for medical  application. In this research, a three-dimensional SMA constitutive model with superelastic character is proposed based on the framework of general inelasticity and implemented successfully into the finite element software (e.g. ANSYS). The effectiveness of such implementation is verified by the experimental results of superelastic NiTi alloy taken from the literature. Finally, the stress distribution of a bolted joint for osteopathic medicine is  analyzed by this model.


Shape Memory Alloys, Superelasticity, Bolted Joint

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Yanping Wang. Shape Memory Alloy Bolted Joint for Medical Application by Finite Element Method. International Journal of Frontiers in Engineering Technology (2021), Vol. 3, Issue 1: 27-32. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFET.2021.030105.


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