Mechanical model of the outer hair cell wall

Alexander A. Spector, William E. Brownell, Aleksander S. Popel

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Abstract

A composite cylindrical shell is proposed as a mechanical model of the cochlear outer hair cells (OHC). The shell includes two isotropic and one orthotropic layers. The cortical lattice is represented by an orthotropic shell layer with two characteristic in-plane Young's moduli. Models of isotropic materials are used with some effective properties for the subsurface cisternae and the plasma membrane. The bending stiffness, displacements, strains and shear modulus are considered and represented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
StatePublished - Dec 1 1995
EventProceedings of the 1995 ASME International Mechanical Congress and Exposition - San Francisco, CA, USA
Duration: Nov 12 1995Nov 17 1995

Other

OtherProceedings of the 1995 ASME International Mechanical Congress and Exposition
CitySan Francisco, CA, USA
Period11/12/9511/17/95

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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