FEM Analysis of Hyperelastic Behavior of Pig’s Skin with Anatomical Site Consideration

  • Sylwia ŁaganEmail author
  • Agnieszka Chojnacka-Brożek
  • Aneta Liber-Kneć
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 831)


The aim of this work was to compare a hyperelastic material models (Ogden and Yeoh) implemented in ANSYS software to evaluate the experimental data obtained from uniaxial tensile test of pig’s skin taken from different location of the body (back and abdomen). The results were compared with the literature data. The effects of the simulation confirmed the possibility of using hyperelastic models to assess skin properties using FEM methods based on a static tensile test. The study reveals the need to validate results based on a wider range of data.


Tensile test Non-linear static analysis FEM Correlation of mechanical properties Soft tissue 



The work was realized due to statutory activities M-1/12/2018/DS.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sylwia Łagan
    • 1
    Email author
  • Agnieszka Chojnacka-Brożek
    • 1
  • Aneta Liber-Kneć
    • 1
  1. 1.Cracow University of TechnologyCracowPoland

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