Polymer Mechanics

, Volume 11, Issue 4, pp 589–593 | Cite as

Acoustic emission in human bone tissue subjected to longitudinal extension

  • I. V. Knet-s
  • U. É. Krauya
  • Yu. K. Vilks


A review of papers relating to the rupture of bone tissue subjected to various forms of stress is presented. The degree of development of microcracks in bone tissue subject to longitudinal extension is estimated for the first time by the acoustic-emission method. Three characteristic regions of deformation are established. The rupture process (ɛ11 11 * >0.94) takes part with a practically constant acoustic emission intensity of 210 pulses/sec.


Acoustic Emission Bone Tissue Emission Intensity Human Bone Characteristic Region 
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  • I. V. Knet-s
  • U. É. Krauya
  • Yu. K. Vilks

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