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Graduate Record 2017-2018 
Graduate Record 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

AM 8220 - Biomechanics

Topics include the rheological properties of biological tissues and fluids, with emphasis on methods of measurement and data organization; basic principles of continuum mechanics and their application to mechanical problems of the heart, lung, and peripheral circulation; criteria for selecting either lumped or continuous models to simulate mechanical interaction of biological systems (and mechanical prostheses) and application of such models under static and dynamic loading conditions. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.

Credits: 3