Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

BIOE 574 - CONTINUUM BIOMECHANICS

Long Title: CONTINUUM BIOMECHANICS
Department: Bioengineering
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Prerequisite(s): BIOE 372
Description: This course deals with elements of continuum mechanics relevant to bioengineering. The course covers important concepts in tensor calculus, kinematics, stress and strain, and constitutive theories of continua. Selected topics in bone, articular cartilage, blood and circulation, and cell biomechanics will be discussed to illustrate the application of continuum mechanism to bioengineering problems.