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By Taha Goudarzi1, AbderRahman N Sobh1, Nahil Sobh1, Iwona Jasiuk1

1. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Nanoindentation for Mechanical Characterization of Soft Materials

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Version 1.2 - published on 23 Nov 2015

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Given basic parameter control over defining a soft object and hard indentation device, perform an indentation interaction analysis using FEAP. Makes use of variably fine meshing in order to provide more accurate results of surface behaviors at the site of indentation.

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  • Regents of the University of California (2014), Finite Element Analysis Program (Version 8.4.1d) [Computer program]. Berkeley, CA: University of California, Berkeley. Retrieved January 1, 2014. Available at
  • Taha Goudarzi; AbderRahman N Sobh; Nahil Sobh; Iwona Jasiuk (2015), "Nanoindentation," (DOI: 10.4231/D3PG1HP8K).

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