Course Information for 6230 - Functional Anatomy for Engineers
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Primary Instructor: Rob S. MacLeod
Designation:Elective
Credits: 3.0
Semesters Offered:Spring
Frequency Offered:Odd Years
Cross Listings:ME EN 7120
Prerequisites:Instructor's consent. To be added to the class waiting list, please send email to heather.j.palmer@utah.edu with your unid, degree status, and contact information. Because this class is small and is offered every other year, the waitlist fills quickly.
Catalog Description: Intended to familiarize mechanical engineers and bioengineers with the structure and function of the human musculoskeletal system. Lectures are followed by laboratory cadaver dissection dealing with specific musculoskeletal structure discussed in the lecture. Topics include functional anatomy of the anterior abdominal wall, hip/upper leg, hand/wrist/elbow, shoulder/arm, ankle/foot, back, and knee. The class will also include general biomechanical modeling of some joints. Special emphasis will be placed on ergonomic concerns, particularly to the distal upper extremity, shoulder, and low back.
Required Texts:None
Course Syllabus:none