Biomechanics of Musculoskeletal System

(Department)  Biomedical Engineering         (Division)      Bioelectric
 
 (Level and Major)  BSc
 

Course Title                 Biomechanics of Musculoskeletal System
 
Number of Credits       3             Prerequisite
 
 



Course Description:
Introduction to the application of mechanical engineering in biologic systems.
 
Course Topics:
  • Introduction to biomechanics and its differences with mechanical engineering
  • Musculoskeletal system structure and functions
  • Musculoskeletal system structure and functions- Hard tissues (bone and cartilage)
  • Anthropometry
  • Anthropometry- design application
  • Biomechanics model- Planar models
  • Biomechanics model - Dynamic model
  • Bioinstrumentation - Measurement basics
  • Bioinstrumentation - EMG
  • Gait analysis
  • Balance and Stability
  • Linear Kinetics
  • Angular Kinetics
 
Reading Resources:
  • N. Ozakaya, D. Goldsheyer, M. Nordin, Fundamental of Biomechanics: Equilibrium, motion and deformation, 4th edition, Springer, 2017
  • Duane Knudson, Fundamentals of biomechanics, 2nd edition, Springer, 2007.
  • Suzan J. Hall, Basic Biomechanics, 6th edition, McGraw-Hill, 2007.
 
Evaluation
Midterm (40%), Final (60%)
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