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Table 5 Parameters of springs for mandibular muscles

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

  Masseter muscle Medial pterygoid muscle Temporal muscle
Steel wire diameter (mm) 1.0 1.0 0.8
External diameter (mm) 8 8 6
Number of coils 30 35 25
Stiffness coefficient (N/mm) 166 138 147