Introduction to Biomechanics

BME3303

Introduction to Biomechanics

College of Engineering
BIOM
"This course provides an introduction to the mechanical principles for analyzing movements of the human body, as well as the structure and function of the musculoskeletal system. Topics include; static equilibrium, stress-strain relationships, principal stress, strain energy, axial loading, torsion, bending, shear, kinematics and kinetics of rigid bodies, power, work, energy, impulse, momentum and impact. These concepts are applied to solve biomechanical problems."