ME 482: Musculoskeletal Tissue Mechanics

Class Description:

Composition-structure-function relationships for musculoskeletal tissues, including bone, tendon, ligament, cartilage, and muscle; hierarchical structure of tissues from the macro-to nano-scales; relation of composition to mechanical properties of healthy and diseased tissue; experimental methods used to obtain mechanical properties.

Prerequisite - TAM 251 3 Undergraduate hours and 3 or 4 graduate hours

Cross listed with BIOE482

TOPICS:

1. Components, building blocks of tissues

2. Bone

3. Cartilage

4. Ligament and tendon

5. Skeletal muscle

6. Open lectures based on class interest

 

ME: MechSE or technical elective.

EM: Possible secondary field, with approval.

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