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Human skin has very unusual properties, which are highly evolved to suit its various functions. Measuring and modelling its behaviour in engineering terms presents many intriguing problems and challenges which this talk will discuss.

18th February 2015

Large Chemistry Lecture Theatre
Cardiff University

Deputy Director, Institute of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
School of Engineering, Cardiff University

Prof Sam L Evans B.Eng Ph.D.


The Strange Mechanical Behaviour of Skin

The stress to stretch relationship for the average coefficients obtained for all the three fibre families in both human and murine skin.

Groves et al. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials

Volume 18, February 2013, Pages 167–180