202.058 Experimental determination of the mechanical properties of biological tissues
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021W, LU, 2.0h, 2.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: LU Laboratory Exercise
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to analyse results from commonly used mechanical tests performed on biological tissues. Students will be also able to distinguish advantages from a variety of test mechanical tests depending on the length scale they desire to explore.

Subject of course

Experiments performed in soft and hard biological tissues.

Teaching methods

Analysis of data from experiments performed in biological tissues.

Mode of examination


Additional information

With reference to the COVID-19 University and Higher Education Ordinance of the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research, the Institute for Mechanics of Materials and Structures at the Vienna University of Technology has put COVID-19 remote examination regulations into effect on April 29, 2020. Until further notice, the distance examination regulations replace the face-to-face examination regulations that were valid before.
See also: https://www.imws.tuwien.ac.at/lehre/pruefungen/pruefungsordnung
The courses take place online with the help of the Zoom video conference system. The exchange of information between the lecturer and the students will also take place via the TUWEL platform of the course. Electronic documents are also made available via the TUWEL platform. 



Course dates

Wed11:00 - 12:0027.10.2021 online - via ZOOM (LIVE)preliminary talk
Fri14:00 - 17:0026.11.2021 online - ZOOM (LIVE)online LU
Mon10:00 - 13:0029.11.2021 online - ZOOM (LIVE)online LU
Tue14:00 - 17:0030.11.2021 online - ZOOM (LIVE)online LU
Fri14:00 - 17:0011.02.2022 online - ZOOM (LIVE)online LU
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

Laboratory report

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
23.09.2021 08:00 17.11.2021 10:00 17.11.2021 10:00



No lecture notes are available.


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