Apr 15, 2021  
Rensselaer Catalog 2008-2009 
Rensselaer Catalog 2008-2009 [Archived Catalog]

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BMED 4540 - Biomechanics

Application of mechanics to the study of normal, diseased, and traumatized musculo-skeletal system. Areas covered include determination of joint and muscle forces, mechanical properties of biological tissues, and structural analysis of bone-implant systems. Case studies are discussed to illustrate the role of biomechanics and biomaterials in the design of implants.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: ENGR 2050, BMED 2200.

When Offered: Fall term annually.

Credit Hours: 4

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