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ME 482 - Musculoskel Tissue Mechanics

Last offered Fall 2022

Official 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 health and diseased tissue; experimental methods used to obtain mechanical properties. Course Information: Same as BIOE 482. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: TAM 251.

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Detailed Course 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.

TitleSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Musculoskel Tissue MechanicsAB160166LAB01300 - 1350 F  1227 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg 
Musculoskel Tissue MechanicsAB260167LAB01200 - 1250 F  1227 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg 
Musculoskel Tissue MechanicsAB369036LAB01500 - 1550 R  1227 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg 
Musculoskel Tissue MechanicsAE354416LCD31100 - 1150 M W F  2051 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg Mariana E. Kersh
Musculoskel Tissue MechanicsAE460170LCD41100 - 1150 M W F  2051 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg Mariana E. Kersh