• Article  

      Effect of yield penetration on column plastic hinge length 

      Megalooikonomou, K. G.; Tastani, S. P.; Pantazopoulou, Stavroula J. (2018)
      The required confined zone in critical regions of columns and piers undergoing lateral sway during earthquakes is related to the plastic hinge length where inelastic deformation and damage develops. The exact definition ...
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      The role of mechanical forces in tumor growth and therapy 

      Jain, R. K.; Martin, J. D.; Stylianopoulos, T. (2014)
      Tumors generate physical forces during growth and progression. These physical forces are able to compress blood and lymphatic vessels, reducing perfusion rates and creating hypoxia. When exerted directly on cancer cells, ...