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Table 2 Structure boundary conditions used for the middle ear finite element model.

From: Computer Aided Modeling of Human Mastoid Cavity Biomechanics Using Finite Element Analysis

Middle ear components Young's modulus or spring constant Damping
Superior mallear ligament  N/m2  s-1
Lateral mallear ligament  N/m2  
Posterior incudal ligament  N/m2  
Anterior mallear ligament  N/m2  
Posterior stapedial muscle  N/m2  
Tensor tympani muscle  N/m2  
Cochlear fluid 60 N/m 0.06 N s/m
Stapedial annular ligament 9 N/m 0 N s/m