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Ohio Supercomputer Center

Compressive Loading: Finite Element Model

Caption: The Cleveland Clinic's Ahmet Erdemir, Ph.D., created this finite element model of the knee joint with representation of the cartilage, menisci and the associated bone structures. An enlarged model region (right) illustrates the mesh resolution of the simulation.

Credit: Erdemir/Cleveland Clinic

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