Costin D Untaroiu

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Affiliation: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Modeling the biomechanical and injury response of human liver parenchyma under tensile loading
    Costin D Untaroiu
    Virginia Tech and Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA Electronic address
    J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 41:280-91. 2015
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of seat belt pretensioners on human abdomen and thorax: Biomechanical response and risk of injuries
    Costin D Untaroiu
    Virginia Tech and Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia 24060, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:1304-15. 2012
  3. pmc The influence of the specimen shape and loading conditions on the parameter identification of a viscoelastic brain model
    Costin D Untaroiu
    Virginia Tech and Wake Forest School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Center for Injury Biomechanics, 2280 Kraft Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    Comput Math Methods Med 2013:460413. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint A finite element model of the lower limb for simulating automotive impacts
    Costin D Untaroiu
    Virginia Tech Wake Forest School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 41:513-26. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Material characterization of liver parenchyma using specimen-specific finite element models
    Costin D Untaroiu
    Virginia Tech and Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 26:11-22. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of storage on tensile material properties of bovine liver
    Yuan Chiao Lu
    Virginia Tech and Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 29:339-49. 2014
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of storage methods on indentation-based material properties of abdominal organs
    Yuan Chiao Lu
    Virginia Tech and Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Center for Injury Biomechanics, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    Proc Inst Mech Eng H 227:293-301. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Rib fractures under anterior-posterior dynamic loads: experimental and finite-element study
    Zuoping Li
    Center for Applied Biomechanics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    J Biomech 43:228-34. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Kinematic analyses of instrumentation cubes in vehicle impact experiments
    Jaeho Shin
    University of Virginia Center for Applied Biomechanics, Charlottesville, VA, 22902, USA
    Biomed Sci Instrum 44:76-81. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint A finite element model of the foot and ankle for automotive impact applications
    Jaeho Shin
    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 40:2519-31. 2012

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Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Modeling the biomechanical and injury response of human liver parenchyma under tensile loading
    Costin D Untaroiu
    Virginia Tech and Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA Electronic address
    J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 41:280-91. 2015
    ..The results show that the proposed approach is able to capture both the biomechanical and failure response, and accurately model the overall force-deflection response of liver parenchyma over a large range of tensile loadings rates. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of seat belt pretensioners on human abdomen and thorax: Biomechanical response and risk of injuries
    Costin D Untaroiu
    Virginia Tech and Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia 24060, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:1304-15. 2012
    ..It was hypothesized that human body characteristics, such as body mass index (BMI) influence the biomechanical response and injury outcome to the abdominal regions during static pretensioning deployment tests...
  3. pmc The influence of the specimen shape and loading conditions on the parameter identification of a viscoelastic brain model
    Costin D Untaroiu
    Virginia Tech and Wake Forest School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Center for Injury Biomechanics, 2280 Kraft Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    Comput Math Methods Med 2013:460413. 2013
    ..Models optimized using FE simulations show the closest response to the test data, so a FE-based optimization approach is recommended in future parameter identification studies of brain. ..
  4. ncbi request reprint A finite element model of the lower limb for simulating automotive impacts
    Costin D Untaroiu
    Virginia Tech Wake Forest School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 41:513-26. 2013
    ..It is believed that the current lower limb models could be used in defining advanced injury criteria of the lower limb and in various applications as an alternative to physical testing, which may require complex setups and high cost...
  5. ncbi request reprint Material characterization of liver parenchyma using specimen-specific finite element models
    Costin D Untaroiu
    Virginia Tech and Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 26:11-22. 2013
    ..This study provides novel biomechanical and failure data which can be easily implemented in FE models and used to assess injury risk in automobile collisions...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of storage on tensile material properties of bovine liver
    Yuan Chiao Lu
    Virginia Tech and Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 29:339-49. 2014
    ..In addition, nonlinear and viscoelastic characteristics of the liver parenchyma were observed in tension for both fresh and preserved samples. ..
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of storage methods on indentation-based material properties of abdominal organs
    Yuan Chiao Lu
    Virginia Tech and Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Center for Injury Biomechanics, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    Proc Inst Mech Eng H 227:293-301. 2013
    ..More research is needed in investigating the effect of preservation on failure properties and mechanical properties under large deformation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Rib fractures under anterior-posterior dynamic loads: experimental and finite-element study
    Zuoping Li
    Center for Applied Biomechanics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    J Biomech 43:228-34. 2010
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  9. ncbi request reprint Kinematic analyses of instrumentation cubes in vehicle impact experiments
    Jaeho Shin
    University of Virginia Center for Applied Biomechanics, Charlottesville, VA, 22902, USA
    Biomed Sci Instrum 44:76-81. 2008
    ..5 % of a global displacement and 9.1 % of a global velocity at applying a 10 degree rotated measurement error in the initial local frame...
  10. ncbi request reprint A finite element model of the foot and ankle for automotive impact applications
    Jaeho Shin
    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 40:2519-31. 2012
    ..Furthermore, the present foot and ankle model will be coupled together with other body region FE models into the state-of-art human FE model to be used in the field of automotive safety...
  11. ncbi request reprint A bootstrap approach for lower injury levels of the risk curves
    Yuan Chiao Lu
    Virginia Tech and Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences Center for Injury Biomechanics, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 106:274-86. 2012
    ..The results presented in this study recommend using bootstrapping in development of more accurate confidence intervals for risk curves in injury biomechanics, which consequently will lead to better regulations and safer vehicle designs...
  12. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical injury response of leg subjected to combined axial compressive and bending loading
    Costin D Untaroiu
    Center for Applied Biomechanics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 22902, USA
    Biomed Sci Instrum 44:141-6. 2008
    ..The data presented in the current study provides the necessary information about leg injury in combined loading to develop advanced human leg computational models...
  13. ncbi request reprint A statistical geometrical description of the human liver for probabilistic occupant models
    Yuan Chiao Lu
    Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    J Biomech 47:3681-8. 2014
    ..In the future, the probabilistic liver models could be used in FE simulations to better understand the variability in biomechanical responses and abdominal injuries under impact loading. ..
  14. ncbi request reprint Statistical shape analysis of clavicular cortical bone with applications to the development of mean and boundary shape models
    Yuan Chiao Lu
    Virginia Tech and Wake Forest University, School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 111:613-28. 2013
    ..In the future, boundary shape models could be used to develop probabilistic finite element models which may help to better understand the variability in biomechanical responses and injuries to the clavicle. ..