Open Access
EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 26, 2012
DYMAT 2012 - 10th International Conference on the Mechanical and Physical Behaviour of Materials under Dynamic Loading
Article Number 03002
Number of page(s) 3
Section Biomechanics
Published online 31 August 2012
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