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Mechanical and Materials Engineering 4469A/B
BIOMECHANICS OF THE MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM
Application of fundamental principles of engineering to the analysis of the human musculoskeletal system. Bone and soft tissue biomechanics, joint mechanics and kinematics, joint replacement with implants, with special interest in design of these systems; biomaterials and wear. Joints studied will include the elbow, hip, shoulder and knee.