BME 24300/ 1 Cr.
This course uses laboratory experiments to introduce students to the principles of mechanics and how these concepts apply to musculoskeletal tissues.
- Available Online: No
- Credit by Exam: No
- Laptop Required: No
P: PHYS 15200 and MATH 16600 C: BME 24101
To introduce students to fundamental concepts of mechanics and biomechanics.
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
- Work with a team to conduct experiments and collect and analyze data from living and nonliving systems. 
- Newton’s Laws as applied to skeletal system
- Forces and moments
- Analysis of systems at equilibrium – free body diagrams
- Introduction to skeletal tissues
- Concepts of stress: axial, torsion and bending
- Analysis and design of beams
- Shear in beams and thin-walled members
- Transformation of stresses
- Beam deflection
- Column buckling