Jun 18, 2018  
Graduate Catalog 2017 - 2018 
    
Graduate Catalog 2017 - 2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BME 651 - Biomechanics

[3 credit(s)]
Prerequisites: BME 553, ESC 201, BIO 266 or equivalent. Graduate standing in engineering, sciences or permission of instructor. Application of mechanics to the functioning of the human body at all levels, from the cell to the tissue, organ, and whole body. Topics include structure, function, and mechanical properties of musculoskeletal system (bone, articular cartilage, ligaments and tendons, skeletal muscle, peripheral nerve and spinal nerve roots), and joints (knee, hip, foot and ankle, spine, shoulder, elbow). Recent progress in cell mechanics is also introduced. Cross-listed with BME 751.


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