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Drozd E.S., Junior Researcher of the Laboratory of Nanoprocesses and Technologies, Institute of Heat and Mass Transfer n.a. A.V. Lykov of the NAS of Belarus, Minsk, Republic of Belarus, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Pronkevich S.A., Senior Lecturer of the Belarusian National Technical University, Minsk, Republic of Belarus

Chizhik S.A., Corresponding Member of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Chief Scientific Secretary of the NAS of Belarus, Minsk, Republic of Belarus
In the section BIOMECHANICS
Year 2011 Issue 3 Pages 64-66
Type of article RAR Index UDK 519.6:539.32+576.52.086.3 Index BBK  

The numerical simulation of the interaction between the probe of atomic force microscope and biological cell using finite element contact model was done. The magnitudes of the stress and strain arising during the indentation of the probe into the red blood cells were defined. The cell was considered as a homogeneous elastic body and as hyperelastic body, consisting of the shell and the internal contents. The results of simulation were compared with the analytical solution of the Hertz contact problem.


probe of atomic and force microscope, cell, finite element method

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