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To meet the requirements of practical engineering and get the optimum solution of key factors, this study analyzes the dimensionless dynamic stiffness coefficients of various mediums and proposes the value optimization model of key factors.
Morning stiffness greater than 1 hour in duration has been reported to occur in 24% of patients with long-standing RA (11 years' disease duration) and in 49% with early RA (less than 2 years' disease duration).
Previously, we have investigated on the static stiffness properties of the linear guides experimentally and analytically [9], based on which this FEM modeling is conducted and the results will be compared with the experiments.
The new expert tool instantaneously generates a precise, quantifiable measure of tissue stiffness, providing clinicians with accurate and consistent data which may be used to identify underlying disease.
Boasting outstanding stiffness and clarity and improved productivity is the new Inspire 6000 series for film and thermoforming.
Effectively increasing stiffness of the RGO hip joints in the sagittal plane may reduce arm loading.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers concluded that liver stiffness, measured by transient elastography (TE), is an independent predictor of liver failure, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), and mortality in cirrhotic patients coinfected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), and hepatitis C virus (HCV).
The result is said to be a faster boat as a direct consequence of reduced weight and increased stiffness.
Despite their reduced force density, technological immaturity and design complexity they offer the advantages of a low stiffness, a high isolation bandwidth and low static energy consumption [2-4].
Specific reason for frozen shoulder is not yet known but inflammation plays a major role which leads to stiffness, said Dr Kagzi.
Our review of the literature, however, found only anecdotal evidence that a low stiffness dance surface (frequently called a "sprung floor") is important in helping to prevent dance injuries.
ISLAMABAD -- In a recent research, a team of researchers have found that morning stiffness that last for an hour could be an early sign of rheumatoid arthritis