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.

2023W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC
TUWEL

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Presence

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

Lecture supported by digital presentations; discussion of case studies.

Mode of examination

Written

Additional information

Depending on possible restrictions due to the pandemic the format of the lecture can be changed to "hybrid" and/or "online".

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Mon12:00 - 14:0009.10.2023 - 15.01.2024Seminarraum BA 08A - MB Lecture
Injury Mechanics - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Mon09.10.202312:00 - 14:00Seminarraum BA 08A - MB Lecture
Mon16.10.202312:00 - 14:00Seminarraum BA 08A - MB Lecture
Mon23.10.202312:00 - 14:00Seminarraum BA 08A - MB Lecture
Mon30.10.202312:00 - 14:00Seminarraum BA 08A - MB Lecture
Mon06.11.202312:00 - 14:00Seminarraum BA 08A - MB Lecture
Mon13.11.202312:00 - 14:00Seminarraum BA 08A - MB Lecture
Mon20.11.202312:00 - 14:00Seminarraum BA 08A - MB Lecture
Mon27.11.202312:00 - 14:00Seminarraum BA 08A - MB Lecture
Mon04.12.202312:00 - 14:00Seminarraum BA 08A - MB Lecture
Mon11.12.202312:00 - 14:00Seminarraum BA 08A - MB Lecture
Mon18.12.202312:00 - 14:00Seminarraum BA 08A - MB Lecture
Mon15.01.202412:00 - 14:00Seminarraum BA 08A - MB Lecture

Examination modalities

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

Exams

DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Thu12:00 - 14:0028.03.2024Seminarraum BA 05 - MB written07.03.2024 08:00 - 26.03.2024 14:00TISSWritten Exam 2024-03-28

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
02.10.2023 00:00 25.01.2024 00:00 25.01.2024 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 CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 445 Mechanical Engineering Mandatory electiveSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
066 453 Biomedical Engineering Not specified
066 482 Mechanical Engineering - Management Mandatory electiveSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase

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