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Unformatted text preview: .anly' iine .an Figure 4.6. As k of a bird'$emur increcses, the mcss,llength cf the bone d*creoses' Thus, optirncl k-vclues lor birds would be expeci.ed to be higher thcn optimcl k^rciues for murr"rmcls. At c very high k-volue, c very thin wcN|ed bone moy be vlrlnersble io buckling under pr*uuur*.-Th;s llkely sets c rnsximl,m f*r the k-values of hollow bird bones. A nurnber of femurs *- upper thighbones _* $rom mcmrnsls and birds cre cvailsble on the bench. The fenrurs sre curt ln cross-section. Use the colipers to mecsure the external cnd interncl dianreters ol each fernur. r lniernal dicmeter K=m Csiculcte the k-values of the bones on your tsble cnd show ycur" volues to ;'our instructor. Obtcin k-vclues fcr the remainlng *nlmcls fnom ycur lab nrates. Lise these dcio lo cnswer the questions below before you lecrve the lab'...
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This note was uploaded on 12/27/2011 for the course BISC 333 taught by Professor Mattsson during the Fall '09 term at Simon Fraser.
- Fall '09