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Table 2 Strain values (µε) of mandible and customized plate under 5 N loading at incisor

From: Experimental validation of finite element simulation of a new custom-designed fixation plate to treat mandibular angle fracture

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
(1) 77 0 6 − 11 − 13 − 4 35 85 − 24 − 20 14 − 6
(2) 76 2 6 − 12 − 13 − 5 35 85 − 21 − 20 14 − 6
(3) 76 0 7 − 12 − 13 − 6 36 85 − 22 − 20 16 − 6
Mean 76 1 6 − 12 − 13 − 5 35 85 − 22 − 20 15 − 6
  1. (1), (2), and (3) are three measurements at each location; 1–10 are strain gauges located on the mandible; 11 and 12 are strain gauges located on the fixation plates