MAE 4641

MAE 4641

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Application of mechanics and materials principles to orthopaedic tissues. Physiology of bone, cartilage, ligament, and tendon and the relationship of these properties to their mechanical function. Mechanical behavior of skeletal tissues. Functional adaptation of these tissues to their mechanical environment. Tissue engineering of replacement structures. Senior Design report required.

When Offered Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: senior standing or permission of instructor.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: ENGRD 2020 and MAE 3270. Prerequisite or corequisite: MAE 4300 or permission of instructor.

Satisfies Requirement Fulfills Senior Design requirement.

Outcomes
  • Students will know and understand the function and physiology of bone, cartilage, tendon and ligament as organs and tissues.
  • Apply strength of materials concepts to the mechanical behavior of musculoskeletal tissues and organs.
  • Understand the unique adaptive capacity of musculoskeletal tissues to their mechanical environment.
  • Integrate and interpret biological data and mechanical engineering concepts.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: BME 4640MAE 4640MAE 5640

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 12437MAE 4641  LEC 001

  • For M.E. Seniors Only. Fulfills senior design requirement.