MAE 4640

MAE 4640

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

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.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: ENGRD 2020, MAE 3270 or permission of instructor.

Satisfies Requirement Satisfies Senior Design requirement if enrolled in MAE 4641.

Comments Co-meets with MAE 4641/MAE 5640.

  • Students will know and understand the function and physiology of bone, cartilage, tendon and ligament as organs and tissue.
  • 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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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: BME 4640MAE 4641MAE 5640

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 12171 MAE 4640   LEC 001