Academic Calendar - 2020

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2020
Western Main Campus

Mechanical and Materials Engineering 4469A/B

BIOMECHANICS OF THE MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM


Application of fundamental principles of engineering to the analysis of the human musculoskeletal system. Bone and soft tissue biomechanics, joint mechanics and kinematics, joint replacement with implants, with special interest in design of these systems; biomaterials and wear. Joints studied will include the elbow, hip, shoulder and knee.

Prerequisite(s): One of MME 2202A/B or MSE 2212A/B and one of MME 3380A/B or MSE 3380A/B, or enrollment in the Biomedical Engineering program.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 2 tutorial hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY C i  
Subject Code: MME

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