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Table 6 Stresses at the reference point of the different specimens after 3D linear FEA

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 Max. equiv. stress σ eq,max (MPa) Max. princ. stress σ 1(MPa) Mid. princ. stress σ 2(MPa) Min. princ. stress σ 3(MPa)
H SNH 1386 1548 421 0
SWHE 907 1003 239 0
SWHA 899 996 242 0
M SNH 1145 1279 349 0
SWHE 747 826 196 0
SWHA 741 820 200 0
L SNH 1228 1371 373 0
SWHE 801 885 210 0
SWHA 793 879 214 0
  1. The minimum principal stress σ 3 was zero because the reference point was located on an unloaded border. It means that the stress-state at the reference point was plane