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A Virtual Platform for Auditory Organ Mechanics Analysis
July/August 2009 (vol. 11 no. 4)
pp. 74-80
You-Zhou Xie, Fudan University
Lin Yang, Fudan University
Li-Fen Chen, Fudan University
Pei-Dong Dai, Fudan University
Tian-Yu Zhang, Fudan University
Jim X. Chen, George Mason University
Zheng-Min Wang, Fudan University
To better understand the relationship between the sound conduction system's structure and function, the authors developed a virtual platform that integrates 3D reconstruction and finite element modeling of the peripheral auditory organ to simulate biomechanical behavior of the middle and inner ear.

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Index Terms:
visualization corner, finite element method, middle ear, Inner ear
Citation:
You-Zhou Xie, Lin Yang, Li-Fen Chen, Pei-Dong Dai, Tian-Yu Zhang, Jim X. Chen, Zheng-Min Wang, "A Virtual Platform for Auditory Organ Mechanics Analysis," Computing in Science and Engineering, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 74-80, July-Aug. 2009, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2009.113
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