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Table 2 Mechanical properties of tissues [21]

From: The influence of low-intensity physiotherapeutic ultrasound on the initial stage of bone healing in rats: an experimental and simulation study

Tissue E (GPa) σ ρ (kg/m3) C l (m/s) Z (kg/m2 s)
Skin 0.000035 0.499998 1050 1666.67 17.50
Fat 0.000035 0.4999971 940 1462.84 13.75
Muscle 0.000012 0.4999993 1040 1657.48 17.24
Bone marrow 0.002 0.49985 1020 1476.32 15.06
Cortical bone 15 0.37 1970 3669.74 72.29
  1. E Young’s modulus, σ Poisson’s ratio, ρ density, C l longitudinal velocity, Z acoustic impedance