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Dr Afshin Anssari-Benam

Senior Lecturer

  1. 2020
  2. Early online

    Rate-dependent mechanical behaviour of semilunar valves under biaxial deformation: from quasi-static to physiological loading rates

    Dr Afshin Anssari-Benam, Tseng, Y-T., Holzapfel, G. A. & Dr Andrea Bucchi, 23 Jan 2020, In : Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials. 103645.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. 2019
  4. Early online

    Insights into the micromechanics of stress-relaxation and creep behaviours in the aortic valve

    Dr Afshin Anssari-Benam, Screen, H. R. C. & Dr Andrea Bucchi, 12 Feb 2019, In : Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Early online

    Rate-dependency of the mechanical behaviour of semilunar heart valves under biaxial deformation

    Dr Afshin Anssari-Benam, Tseng, Y-T., Holzapfel, G. A. & Dr Andrea Bucchi, 10 Feb 2019, In : Acta Biomaterialia.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. 2018
  7. Published

    A transverse isotropic constitutive model for the aortic valve tissue incorporating rate-dependency and fibre dispersion: application to biaxial deformation

    Dr Afshin Anssari-Benam, Tseng, Y-T. & Dr Andrea Bucchi, 1 Sep 2018, In : Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials. 85, p. 80-93 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. Published

    Modelling the deformation of the elastin network in the aortic valve

    Dr Afshin Anssari-Benam & Dr Andrea Bucchi, 1 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Biomechanical Engineering. 140, 1, p. 1-12 12 p., 011004.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. 2017
  10. Published

    A transverse isotropic viscoelastic constitutive model for aortic valve tissue

    Dr Afshin Anssari-Benam, Dr Andrea Bucchi, Screen, H. R. C. & Evans, S. L., 11 Jan 2017, In : Royal Society Open Science. 4, 20 p., 160585.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. 2016
  12. Published

    Evaluation of bioprosthetic heart valve failure using a matrix-fibril shear stress transfer approach

    Dr Afshin Anssari-Benam, Barber, A. H. & Dr Andrea Bucchi, Feb 2016, In : Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine. 27, 42, p. 1-11

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  13. 2015
  14. Published

    Unified viscoelasticity: applying discrete element models to soft tissues with two characteristic times

    Dr Afshin Anssari-Benam, Dr Andrea Bucchi & Bader, D. L., 30 Sep 2015, In : Journal of Biomechanics. 48, 12, p. 3128-3134 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  15. 2014
  16. Published

    Is the time-dependent behaviour of the aortic valve intrinsically quasi-linear?

    Dr Afshin Anssari-Benam, 1 May 2014, In : Mechanics of Time-Dependent Materials. 18, 2, p. 339-348

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. 2013
  18. Published

    Atherosclerotic plaques: is endothelial shear stress the only factor?

    Dr Afshin Anssari-Benam & Korakianitis, T., Aug 2013, In : Medical Hypotheses. 81, 2, p. 235-239

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. Published

    An experimental model to simulate arterial pulsatile flow: in-vitro pressure and pressure gradient wave study

    Dr Afshin Anssari-Benam & Korakianitis, T., Apr 2013, In : Experimental Mechanics. 53, 4, p. 649-660

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  20. Published

    Response to letter to the editor: "End effects in mechanical testing of biomaterials"

    Dr Afshin Anssari-Benam, Legerlotz, K., Bader, D. L. & Screen, H. R. C., Mar 2013, In : Journal of Biomechanics. 46, 5, p. 1040-1042

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

  21. 2012
  22. Published

    On the specimen length dependency of tensile mechanical properties in soft tissues: gripping effects and the characteristic decay length

    Dr Afshin Anssari-Benam, Legerlotz, K., Bader, D. L. & Screen, H. R. C., 21 Sep 2012, In : Journal of Biomechanics. 45, 14, p. 2481-2482

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

  23. Published

    Strain transfer through the aortic valve

    Dr Afshin Anssari-Benam, Gupta, H. & Screen, H., 8 Jun 2012, In : Journal of Biomechanical Engineering. 134, 6, p. 061003 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. 2011
  25. Published

    Anisotropic strain transfer through the aortic valve and its relevance to the cellular mechanical environment

    Lewinsohn, A. D., Dr Afshin Anssari-Benam, Lee, D. A., Taylor, P. M., Chester, A. H., Yacoub, M. H. & Screen, H. R. C., 1 Aug 2011, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine. 225, 8, p. 821-830

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  26. Published

    A combined experimental and modelling approach to aortic valve viscoelasticity in tensile deformation

    Dr Afshin Anssari-Benam, Bader, D. L. & Screen, H. R. C., Feb 2011, In : Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine. 22, 2, p. 253-262

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  27. Published

    Anisotropic time-dependant behaviour of the aortic valve

    Dr Afshin Anssari-Benam, Bader, D. L. & Screen, H. R. C., 2011, In : Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials. 4, 8, p. 1603-1610

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. 2010
  29. Published

    Thermodynamic effects of linear dissipative small deformations

    Dr Afshin Anssari-Benam, Viola, G. & Korakianitis, T., Jun 2010, In : Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry. 100, 3, p. 941-947

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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