Course Information for 6250 - Biomechanics II
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Primary Instructor: Kenneth L. Monson
Credits: 3.0
Semesters Offered:Spring
Frequency Offered:Annual
Cross Listings:ME EN 5540/6540
Prerequisites:Physics (PHYS 2210), linear algebra & differential equations (MATH 2270-2280), BIOEN 5201 or ME EN 3300
Class Schedule: T/Th 12:25-1:45
Catalog Description: This is a lecture course designed for both undergraduate and graduate students with previous exposure to mechanics. It continues material covered in BIOEN 5201 for bioengineering students and is designed to serve as a first course in biomechanics for mechanical engineering students. Students should be familiar with the concepts covered in this course before enrollment in Biosolid Mechanics (BIOEN 7210) and Biofluid Mechanics (BIOEN 7220).
Required Texts:None
Optional Texts:1) Non-linear Solid Mechanics: A Continuum Approach for Engineering. G.A. Holzapfel, Wiley, New York, 2005 (ISBN 0-471-82319-8) (Call #QA808.2 .H655 2000, Marriott Library, Science Level 1) 2) Cardiovascular solid mechanics : cells, tissues, and organs. J. D. Humphrey, Springer, New York, 2002 (ISBN 0-387-95168-7) (Call # RC669.9 .H85 2002, Marriott Library, Science Level 1) 3) Continuum Mechanics, A.J.M. Spencer, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, 1980 (call #QA808.2 .S63; can be purchased from Amazon for only $9.00 plus shipping) 4) A First Course in Continuum Mechanics, Y.C. Fung, Springer, New York, 1994 (call #QA808 .F86 1994) 5) Introduction to the Mechanics of a Continuous Medium, L.E. Malvern, Prentice-Hall, 1969 (call #QA808.2.M3) 6) Biomechanics: Mechanical Properties of Living Tissue. Y.C. Fung, Springer, New York, 1993 (call #QP88.F87 1993)
Course Syllabus:Syllabus_6250.pdf