Investigation of Hip Squeak Using Finite Element Modeling with a Friction Curve

마찰곡선을 반영한 인공 고관절 마찰소음 유한요소 해석연구

  • Received : 2015.07.23
  • Accepted : 2015.11.17
  • Published : 2016.01.01


This study investigated the dynamic instability of a ceramic-on-ceramic artificial hip joint system through complex eigenvalue analysis. We examined the mode-coupling mechanism through eigenvalue sensitivity analysis with the variation of system parameters. In addition, we constructed a finite element model including the negative slope of friction curve for investigating the negative-slope mechanism in the hip squeak problem. The numerical results show that the torsion-dominant mode becomes unstable due to the presence of the negative slope while the axial load is the important factor influencing the negative-slope type instability.


Hip Squeak;Hip Joint;Mode-Coupling;Negative Slope


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