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Undergraduate Record 2007-2008 
Undergraduate Record 2007-2008 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

BIOM 322 - Biomechanics

Introduces the principles of continuum mechanics of biological tissues and systems. Topics include (1) review of selected results from statics and strength of materials, continuum mechanics, free-body diagrams, constitutive equations of biological materials, viscoelastic models, and fundamental concepts of fluid mechanics and mass transport; (2) properties of living tissue; (3) mechanical basis and effects of pathology and trauma, (4) introduction to mechanotransduction, circulatory transport, growth and remodeling, and tissue-engineered materials, and (5) low Reynolds number flows in vivo and in microsystems. (Y)

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: APMA 212, APMA 213, and BIOM 201, or instructor permission.

Credits: 3