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Behavior of cell aggregates under force-controlled compression

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In this paper we study the mechanical behavior of multicellular aggregates under compressive loads and subsequent releases. Some analytical properties of the solution are discussed and numerical results are presented for a compressive test under constant force imposed on a cylindrical specimen. The case of a cycle of compressions at constant force and releases is also considered. We show that a steady state configuration able to bear the load is achieved. The analytical determination of the steady state value allows to obtain mechanical parameters of the cellular structure that are not estimable from creep tests at constant stress

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