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Table 12 Static strength and critical angles of the specimens with the cortical bone considered as ductile

From: Mechanical strength assessment of a drilled hole in the contralateral cortex at the end of the open wedge for high tibial osteotomy

Cases Specimens 2D FEA 3D FEA
n pl σ SK [MPa] αcrit [°] n pl σ SK [MPa] αcrit [°]
H SNH 3 341 2.2 2.2 251 1.8
SWHE 2.3 264 2.7 2.28 260 2.9
SWHA 2.3 262 2.7 2.27 259 2.9
M SNH 3.1 253 2 1.37 190 1.7
SWHE 2.3 185 2.3 2.46 197 2.6
SWHA 2.3 184 2.3 2.45 196 2.6
L SNH 3.1 249 1.8 2.48 194 1.6
SWHE 2.3 182 2.1 2.58 201 2.5
SWHA 2.3 181 2.1 2.56 200 2.5