We are happy to announce the release of version 3.2 of Bonemat, a software to map on a Finite Element mesh bone elastic properties derived from Computed Tomography images.

Download is free at www.bonemat.org
We'd like to remind users that the useof Bonemat is strictly limited to research purposes (see license terms).

The main new features in Bonemat v3.2are:
  • importers/exporters from and to both Ansys and Abaqus (thanks to the collaboration with Elise Pegg at the University of Bath)
  • simplified format to import/export generic meshes
  • test data available, including a fully anonymised proximal femur with FE mesh
  • new operation to merge FE meshes
  • some new graphics, and visualisation options

We encourage you to download Bonemat,use it, report any bugs, tell friends/collegues, and propose improvements/collaborations.

With kind regards,

Enrico Schileo, for the Bonemat Development Team at Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli (IOR), Bologna, Italy