Malito, L.G., Briant, P.L., Bowers, M.L., Easley, S., Schaffer, J.E. and James, B., 2022. Fatigue, Fracture, and Crack Arrest from Bending Induced Pre-strain in Superelastic Nitinol. Shape Memory and Superelasticity, pp.1-13
Malito, L.G., Bowers, M.L., Briant, P.L., Ganot, G.S., and James, B., Fatigue Fracture of Nitinol. J Fail. Anal. and Preven. 22, 441 — 445 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11668-022-01380-2
Briant, P., Bischoff, J. E., Dharia, M., Le Navéaux, F., Li, X., Kulkarni, S., Levine, D., Ramos, D., and Afshari, P. (February 19, 2022). "Use of Real-World Data for Enhancing Model Credibility: Applications to Medical Device Development." ASME. J. Med. Devices. doi: https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4053888
Kreuzer SM, Briant PL, Ochoa JA. Establishing the biofidelity of a multiphysics finite element model of the human heart. Cardiovasc Eng Technol. Published online April 13, 2021. doi:10.1007/s13239-021-00538- 7.
Adler P, Frei Rudolf, Kimiecik M, Briant P, James B, Liu Chuan. Effects of tube processing on the fatigue life of nitinol. Special Issue: Shape Memory and Superelastic Technologies Conference 2017. Invited Paper. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs40830-018-0153-4.
Briant P, Bevill S, Andriacchi T. Cartilage strain distributions are different under the same load in the central and peripheral tibial plateau regions. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering 2015.
Bevill S, Briant P, Levenston M, Andriacchi T. Central and peripheral region tibial plateau chondrocytes respond differently to in vitro dynamic compression. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 2010; 17(8):980-987.
Chaudhari A, Briant P, Bevill S, Koo S, Andriacchi T. Knee kinematics, cartilage morphology, and osteoarthritis after ACL injury. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 2008 Feb; 40(2):215-222.
Andriacchi T, Briant P, Bevill S, Koo S. Rotational changes at the knee after ACL injury cause cartilage thinning. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 2006; 442:39-44.
Engineering Failure Analysis, Brown University, November 2018.
Wu M, Briant P. The use of finite element analysis in design, life prediction, and failure analysis of biomaterials and medical devices. In: Degradation of Implant Materials. Eliaz, Noam (ed), Springer, 2013.
Briant P, Andriacchi T. Joint biomechanics: The role of mechanics in joint pathology. In: Kelley's Textbook of Rheumatology, 2007.
Selected Presentations and Published Abstracts
Briant P, Malito L, Schaffer J, Hamilton T. "Cumulative Fatigue of Nitinol due to Multiple Applied Cyclic Strains". Shape Memory and Superelastic Technologies Conference, Carlsbad, CA, May 2022.
Briant P, Easley S, Lane W, Bowers M, Malito L, Schaffer J, James B. "The Role of Stress State on Nitinol Fatigue". Shape Memory and Superelastic Technologies Conference, Konstanz, Germany, May 2019.
Malito L, Bowers M, Briant P, Shamimi A, Duerig T. "Determination of the Critical Flaw Size for Crack Growth in Nitinol Material Used for Biomedical Applications Through Focused Ion Beam Notch Fatigue". Shape Memory and Superelastic Technologies Conference, Konstanz, Germany, May 2019.
Adler P, Frei R, Bowers M, Briant P, James B, Liu C. "Effects of Tube Processing on the Fatigue Life of Nitinol — Part 2". Shape Memory and Superelastic Technologies Conference, Konstanz, Germany, May 2019.
Briant P, Kimiecik M, James B. Analysis of nitinol wear performance. Shape Memory and Superelastic Technologies Conference, San Diego, CA, May 2017.
Briant P, Kreuzer S, Ochoa J. The Abaqus Living Heart: Comparison to static and dynamic in vivo measurements. ASME Verification and Validation Symposium, May 2016.
Briant P, James B, Easley S, Kennett S, Schaffer J, Kay L. The effect of crimp strain on the fatigue performance of nitinol. Shape Memory and Superelastic Technologies Conference, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, UK, May 2015.
Briant P, James B. Sensitivity of calculated strains in nitinol to geometric, material, and load variations. ASME Verification and Validation Symposium, May 2014.
Briant P, Lieberman S, James B. Residual stress distribution in MP35N due to plastic deformation and comparison to finite element analysis. International Medical Device Conference and Expo, Chicago, IL, October 2011.
Briant P, Siskey R, Rau A, Easley S, James B. Effect of strain rate on nitinol constitutive modeling in the clinically relevant strain range. ASM Materials and Processes for Medical Devices, Minneapolis, MN, August 2011.
Briant P, Bevill S, Andriacchi T. Quantifying variations in collagen matrix deformation in loaded articular cartilage. ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, Keystone, CO, June 2007.
Bevill S, Briant P, Andriacchi T. Numerical and experimental analysis of articular chondrocyte deformation: Calibration of multiscale finite element model. ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, Keystone, CO, June 2007.
Briant P, Rylander J, Bevill S, Andriacchi T. Effects of altered loading on collagen matrix deformation in articular cartilage. 53rd Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, San Diego, CA, February 2007.
Bevill S, Briant P, Andriacchi T. Regional variations in chondrocyte morphology as a cause for cartilage degeneration following kinematic changes to normal joint function. 53rd Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, San Diego, CA, February 2007.
Briant P, Bevill S, Torzilli P, Andriacchi T. Collagen organization in the superficial layer of articular cartilage relative to the mechanical environment within the joint. ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, Amelia Island, FL, June 2006.
Briant P, Bevill S, Koo S, Andriacchi T. A potential mechanism for the initiation of osteoarthritis at the knee following ACL injury. ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, Vail, CO, June 2005.