Apparent Modulus of Honeycomb Structure: A Guideline for Porous Structure Implant Design

Objectives: To investigated the apparent modulus of honeycomb to be used as a guideline for facilitating porous structure implant design.

Methods: Apparent modulus of each honeycomb model was developed based on finite element analysis. Geometry of honeycomb structures included circumcircle radius of 2 mm, 3 mm, and 4 mm with wall high of 0.5 mm, 1.0 mm, 1.5 mm, and 2.0 mm.

Results: Hexagonal shape of honeycomb structure with circumcircle radius 2 mm was compared with circle with 2 mm diameter, both with wall thickness of 1 mm. The relationship is beset described by logarithm equation with coefficient of correlation above 0.99. It was found that reduction of modulus for circular shape is 60 percents. The value is greater than hexagonal pattern which is 50 percents of reduction.

Conclusions: The relationship between height of honeycomb and reduction of apparent modulus of each specific circumcircle radius of honeycomb is beset described in logarithm equation and as a guideline for facilitating porous structure implant design.

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Sanpanyawai P, Inglam S, Chantarapanich N, Poomparnich K. Apparent Modulus of Honeycomb Structure: A Guideline for Porous Structure Implant Design: Original articles. CM Dent J [Internet]. 2024 Apr 18 [cited 2024 Jul 15];45(1):20-26. Available from: https://www.dent.cmu.ac.th/cmdj/frontend/web/?r=site/viewarticle&id=211

Sanpanyawai, P., Inglam, S., Chantarapanich, N. & Poomparnich, K. (2024). Apparent Modulus of Honeycomb Structure: A Guideline for Porous Structure Implant Design. CM Dent J, 45(1), 20-26. Retrieved from: https://www.dent.cmu.ac.th/cmdj/frontend/web/?r=site/viewarticle&id=211

Sanpanyawai, P., Inglam Samroeng,Chantarapanich Nattapon and Poomparnich Kopchai. 2024. "Apparent Modulus of Honeycomb Structure: A Guideline for Porous Structure Implant Design." CM Dent J, 45(1), 20-26. https://www.dent.cmu.ac.th/cmdj/frontend/web/?r=site/viewarticle&id=211

Sanpanyawai, P. et al. 2024. 'Apparent Modulus of Honeycomb Structure: A Guideline for Porous Structure Implant Design', CM Dent J, 45(1), 20-26. Retrieved from https://www.dent.cmu.ac.th/cmdj/frontend/web/?r=site/viewarticle&id=211

Sanpanyawai, P., Inglam, S., Chantarapanich, N. and Poomparnich, K. "Apparent Modulus of Honeycomb Structure: A Guideline for Porous Structure Implant Design", CM Dent J, vol.45, no. 1, pp. 20-26, Apr. 2024.

Sanpanyawai, P., Inglam, S., Chantarapanich, N., et al. "Apparent Modulus of Honeycomb Structure: A Guideline for Porous Structure Implant Design." CM Dent J, vol.45, no. 1, Apr. 2024, pp. 20-26, https://www.dent.cmu.ac.th/cmdj/frontend/web/?r=site/viewarticle&id=211