Description
MUSCULOSKELETAL BIOMECHANIC
Course work will include the structure, function, and mechanics of the musculoskeletal system. Specific topics will include the kinematics and control of human movement and the mechanics of the musculoskeletal connective tissues, such as ligament, tendon, bone, cartilage, and muscle. Special emphasis will be placed on the relationship between function and material properties of these tissues. A research paper will be required as a term project.
Details
Grading Basis
Grad Letter Grade
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
ME 2067
Academic Group
Swanson School of Engineering
Academic Organization
Mechanical Engineering
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Enrollment Requirements
PROG: Swanson School of Engineering
Typically Offered
Fall, Spring