309.005 Injury Mechanics
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, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC
Lecture TubeTUWEL

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • LectureTube course
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

  • explain the basic concepts to quantify and reduce the problem of trauma especially related to traffic accidents.
  • discuss research methods used in injury biomechanics and their limitations.
  • explain injury mechanisms and the related injury tolerances for the most vulnerable body parts.
  • explain background, capabilities and limitations of experimental and numerical tools for safety assessment and design.

Subject of course

  • Introduction and motivation (epidemiology of injuries; Terminology in injury biomechanics)
  • General basics on research methods in injury biomechanics
  • Specific findings for major body parts (head, neck/spine, thorax, extremities)
  • Mechanical human body models (dummies)
  • Mathematical human body models (simulation)

 

Teaching methods

Onlin live lecture supported by digital presentations and interactive elements.

Mode of examination

Written

Additional information


Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Thu14:00 - 16:0014.10.2021 - 20.01.2022 ZOOM link available in TUWEL courseOnline
Injury Mechanics - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Thu14.10.202114:00 - 16:00 ZOOM link available in TUWEL courseOnline
Thu21.10.202114:00 - 16:00 ZOOM link available in TUWEL courseOnline
Thu28.10.202114:00 - 16:00 ZOOM link available in TUWEL courseOnline
Thu04.11.202114:00 - 16:00 ZOOM link available in TUWEL courseOnline
Thu11.11.202114:00 - 16:00 ZOOM link available in TUWEL courseOnline
Thu18.11.202114:00 - 16:00 ZOOM link available in TUWEL courseOnline
Thu25.11.202114:00 - 16:00 ZOOM link available in TUWEL courseOnline
Thu02.12.202114:00 - 16:00 ZOOM link available in TUWEL courseOnline
Thu09.12.202114:00 - 16:00 ZOOM link available in TUWEL courseOnline
Thu16.12.202114:00 - 16:00 ZOOM link available in TUWEL courseOnline
Thu13.01.202214:00 - 16:00 ZOOM link available in TUWEL courseOnline
Thu20.01.202214:00 - 16:00 ZOOM link available in TUWEL courseOnline

Examination modalities

Written exam at the end of the semester. Estimated duration: 90 minutes

Exams

DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Thu14:00 - 16:0027.01.2022 Modalities (in person/online) will be announced after the Christmas holidayswritten06.01.2022 08:00 - 25.01.2022 16:00TISSExam

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
04.10.2021 00:00 27.01.2022 00:00 27.01.2022 00:00

Registration modalities

Please enroll to this course in TISS to get access to the online-materials available in TUWEL.

Precondition

The student has to be enrolled for at least one of the studies listed below

Curricula

Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 445 Mechanical Engineering STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
066 453 Biomedical Engineering
066 482 Mechanical Engineering - Management STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
700 Mechanical Engineering

Literature

Pleas enrole in the group defined under TISS. Doing so you get access tu the course materials under TUWEL the e-learnig platform at TU-Vienna.

Previous knowledge

Basic knowledge in Mechanics, Anatomy, and Biomechanics.

Language

English